Segmentation of multi-channel(>3) images

Juan Nunez-Iglesias jni.soma at
Thu Jan 15 05:56:28 EST 2015

Hi Ankit,

iirc SLIC was updated to work for any number of channels with `multichannel=True`! Looks like the docstring needs updating! Feel free to submit a PR but in the meantime, give it a shot! =)


On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 9:44 PM, Ankit Agrawal <aaaagrawal at>

> Hi everyone,
>        I am working on a problem a small step of which requires me to 
> perform segmentation of a multi-channel/multi-band image. That is, like RGB 
> images which are 2D images with 3 channels, I have 2D images with 5 
> channels. I looked at the segmentation API 
> <> and it 
> seems to me that all the current implement algorithms work on 2D single 
> channel(grayscale) or/and 2D three channel(RGB). I don't have a thorough 
> knowledge of the implemented segmentation algorithms, so I would like to 
> know if any of them can be extended to multi-channel(>3) images. Thanks.
> Regards,
> Ankit.
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