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Masi Entropy for Satellite Color Image Segmentation Using Tournament-Based Lévy Multiverse Optimization Algorithm

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College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin 150040, China
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Departamento de Ciencias Computacionales, Universidad de Guadalajara, CUCEI, Av. Revolución 1500, 44430 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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Remote Sens. 2019, 11(8), 942; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11080942
Received: 3 April 2019 / Revised: 13 April 2019 / Accepted: 16 April 2019 / Published: 18 April 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Image Optimization in Remote Sensing)
A novel multilevel threshold segmentation method for color satellite images based on Masi entropy is proposed in this paper. Lévy multiverse optimization algorithm (LMVO) has a strong advantage over the traditional multiverse optimization algorithm (MVO) in finding the optimal solution for the segmentation in the three channels of an RGB image. As the work advancement introduces a Lévy multiverse optimization algorithm which uses tournament selection instead of roulette wheel selection, and updates some formulas in the algorithm with mutation factor. Then, the proposal is called TLMVO, and another advantage is that the population diversity of the algorithm in the latest iterations is maintained. The Masi entropy is used as an application and combined with the improved TLMVO algorithm for satellite color image segmentation. Masi entropy combines the additivity of Renyi entropy and the non-extensibility of Tsallis entropy. By increasing the number of thesholds, the quality of segmenttion becomes better, then the dimensionality of the problem also increases. Fitness function value, average CPU running time, Peak Signal-to-Noise Ratio (PSNR), Structural Similarity Index (SSIM) and Feature Similarity Index (FSIM) were used to evaluate the segmentation results. Further statistical evaluation was given by Wilcoxon’s rank sum test and Friedman test. The experimental results show that the TLMVO algorithm has wide adaptability to high-dimensional optimization problems, and has obvious advantages in objective function value, image quality detection, convergence performance and robustness. View Full-Text
Keywords: multilevel threshold segmentation; Masi entropy; multiverse optimization algorithm; Lévy multiverse optimization algorithm; tournament selection multilevel threshold segmentation; Masi entropy; multiverse optimization algorithm; Lévy multiverse optimization algorithm; tournament selection
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Jia, H.; Peng, X.; Song, W.; Oliva, D.; Lang, C.; Li, Y. Masi Entropy for Satellite Color Image Segmentation Using Tournament-Based Lévy Multiverse Optimization Algorithm. Remote Sens. 2019, 11, 942.

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