Summary: SEGMENTATION METHODS
MULTIPLE BODY PARTS
PROJECT IN LIEU OF THESIS
Presented for the
Master of Science Degree
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
July 31, 2008
First of all, I would like to thank Dr. Mongi Abidi, my advisor, who gave me an oppor-
tunity to work on this project which allow me to gain much research experience in this field.
His valuable advice and guidance has always been very helpful. Secondly, I would like to
thank Mr. Sreenivas Rangan, a Ph.D. student at the IRIS lab, for his guidance and support
toward this project. Also, with special thanks to Mr. Justin Acuff for his help with capturing
the data images. Lastly, I would like to thank Dr. Andreas Koschan and Dr. Seddik Djouadi
for being part of my graduate committee.
This project is a review of segmentation methods for multiple body parts. Segmentation
has played an important role in computer vision especially for human tracking. There are