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More about a thinning algorithm

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The characteristics of the parallel operations exploited by a thinning algorithm presented by the authors in the past are considered. A new arrangement both of the masks implementing such operations and of their order of application is shown, which originates transformed figures having a number of branches greater than before. The present algorithm seems to be more helpful than standard thinning algorithms, when problems of figure discrimination are to be faced.

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