Segmentation is the process of separating an image into multiple logical segments. The segments can be defined as pixels sharing similar characteristics such as intensity, texture etc. There are many methods of segmentation. They can be classified as:
In this chapter, we discuss histogram and region based segmentation methods. Edge based segmentation was discussed in Chapter 4, Spatial Filters. The other two methods are beyond the scope of this book. Interested readers can refer to , and  for more details.
In the histogram based ...