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Computer Vision with Python 3 by Saurabh Kapur

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Introduction to segmentation

What exactly do we mean by segmentation? Segmenting an image is the process of breaking down an image into smaller regions that individually hold meaningful information and help us understand the overall content of the image. For example, let's take a look at the following images (Figure 1). On the left you see the original image and on the right there is the corresponding segmented image. As we can see, the algorithm was successful in grouping together similar parts of the image. Like the entire background with bushes was grouped to dark green color. The yellow grass and the grass in front of the animal was colored as one. Throughout the chapter, we will look at different techniques that will help us achieve ...

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