From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The term texton was introduced by Bela Julesz in 1981 to describe "the putative units of pre-attentive human texture perception."[1] The term reemerged in the late 1990s and early 2000s to describe vector quantized responses of a linear filter bank.[2][3]


  1. ^ Julesz, B (March 1981). "Textons, the Elements of Texture Perception, and their Interactions". Nature. 290 (5802): 91–97. doi:10.1038/290091a0. PMID 7207603. 
  2. ^ T. Leung and J. Malik (2001). "Representing and recognizing the visual appearance of materials using three-dimensional textons" (PDF). International Journal of Computer Vision. 43 (1): 29–44. doi:10.1023/A:1011126920638. 
  3. ^ J. Malik, S. Belongie, T. Leung and J. Shi (2001). "Contour and Texture Analysis for Image Segmentation" (PDF). International Journal of Computer Vision. 43 (1): 7–27. doi:10.1023/A:1011174803800.