Masking

Masking

is an option for various image and signal processing functions that specifies on which regions they should operate.

Details

  • Masking is also known as region of interest (ROI) or volume of interest (VOI).
  • The typical settings include:
  • Allentire object
    Automaticautomatic selection
    {pos1,pos2,}specific positions
    imagegrayscale or binary version of image
    regionany ConstantRegionQ
    graphicsuse postive raster values
    arrayuse positive values in array
  • When the region of interest is specified as an array or image, it is taken to be centered on the image to be processed.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Apply a function to image pixels in a specified region of interest:

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Compute image measurements only on a specified region of interest:

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Scope  (1)

Applications  (1)

See Also

RemoveBackground  Binarize  RegionBinarize  ImageTrim  ImageApply  ImageFilter  ImageCooccurrence

Introduced in 2010
(8.0)
| Updated in 2018
(11.3)