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Simple Image Thresholding

version 1.3.0.0 (1.57 KB) by Jake Hughey
Simple method to calculate the threshold of an image

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Updated 20 Nov 2013

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This method first estimates a cutoff, then calculates the distribution of pixels within the cutoff in order to determine the final threshold.

I have found this method to work quite well for fluorescence microscopy images in which most of the pixels are background and the background is approximately gaussian.

There are a couple parameters than can be used to tune the threshold.

Cite As

Jake Hughey (2022). Simple Image Thresholding (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/44291-simple-image-thresholding), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2010b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Acknowledgements

Inspired by: Ridler-Calvard image thresholding

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