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Optical Engineering

Progressive method for color selective edge detection
Author(s): Peter Rulic; Iztok Kramberger; Zdravko Kacic
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Paper Abstract

Edge detection plays an important role in image analysis systems. We present a color selective edge detection technique, which consists of two image processing steps. The first step represents pixel-based color detection and the second progressive block-oriented edge detection. The combination of these two steps defines a selective edge detection technique, which enables fast and simple processing of those images captured using arbitrary cameras in complex scenes with nonstandard illumination. The proposed method was implemented for the detecting of skin color objects and tested on real scene images.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Opt. Eng. 46(3) 037004 doi: 10.1117/1.2715574
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 46, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Peter Rulic, Univ. of Maribor (Slovenia)
Iztok Kramberger, Univ. of Maribor (Slovenia)
Zdravko Kacic, Univ. of Maribor (Slovenia)

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