Beyond the Hausdorff metric in digital topology




digital topology, digital image, Hausdorff metric


Two objects may be close in the Hausdorff metric, yet have very different geometric and topological properties. We examine other methods of comparing digital images such that objects close in each of these measures have some similar geometric or topological property. Such measures may be combined with the Hausdorff metric to yield a metric in which close images are similar with respect to multiple properties.


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How to Cite

L. Boxer, “Beyond the Hausdorff metric in digital topology”, Appl. Gen. Topol., vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 69–77, Apr. 2022.



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