Inserted: 20 dec 2002
Last Updated: 8 feb 2013
Journal: J. of Physiology, spec.issue on "Geometry and Cognition"
Links: published online
A survey of free discontinuity problems related to image segmentation is given. The main properties and open problems about Mumford and Shah and Blake and Zisserman functionals are shown together with an extensive bibliography about recent mathematical developments.
Keywords: calculus of variations, Image segmentation