prune_branches

prune_branches(skel, branch_points=None, iterations=1)[source]

Remove all dangling ends or tails of a skeleton

Parameters
  • skel (ndarray) – A image of a full or partial skeleton from which the tails should be trimmed.

  • branch_points (ndarray, optional) – An image the same size skel with True values indicating the branch points of the skeleton. If this is not provided it is calculated automatically.

  • iterations (int) – The number of times to recursively repeat the process. The default is 1.

Returns

An ndarray containing the skeleton with tails removed.

Return type

array

Examples

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