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Optical Engineering

Color Edge Detection
Author(s): Guner S. Robinson
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Paper Abstract

The choice of the color coordinates for extraction of visually significant edges and boundaries in a color image is discussed. The compass gradient edge detection method developed by the author for monochrome images is extended to color edge detection and a quantitative measure is discussed in choosing the color coordinates for edge extraction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1977
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 16(5) 165479 doi: 10.1117/12.7972120
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 16, Issue 5
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Guner S. Robinson, Northrop Research and Technology Center (United States)

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