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Profiling and sorting Mangifera Indica morphology for quality attributes and grade standards using integrated image processing algorithms
Author(s): Jessie R. Balbin; Janette C. Fausto; John Michael M. Janabajab; Daryl James L. Malicdem; Reginald N. Marcelo; Jan Jeffrey Z. Santos
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Paper Abstract

Mango production is highly vital in the Philippines. It is very essential in the food industry as it is being used in markets and restaurants daily. The quality of mangoes can affect the income of a mango farmer, thus incorrect time of harvesting will result to loss of quality mangoes and income. Scientific farming is much needed nowadays together with new gadgets because wastage of mangoes increase annually due to uncouth quality. This research paper focuses on profiling and sorting of Mangifera Indica using image processing techniques and pattern recognition. The image of a mango is captured on a weekly basis from its early stage. In this study, the researchers monitor the growth and color transition of a mango for profiling purposes. Actual dimensions of the mango are determined through image conversion and determination of pixel and RGB values covered through MATLAB. A program is developed to determine the range of the maximum size of a standard ripe mango. Hue, light, saturation (HSL) correction is used in the filtering process to assure the exactness of RGB values of a mango subject. By pattern recognition technique, the program can determine if a mango is standard and ready to be exported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10443, Second International Workshop on Pattern Recognition, 1044314 (19 June 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2280751
Show Author Affiliations
Jessie R. Balbin, Mapúa Institute of Technology (Philippines)
Janette C. Fausto, Mapúa Institute of Technology (Philippines)
John Michael M. Janabajab, Mapúa Institute of Technology (Philippines)
Daryl James L. Malicdem, Mapúa Institute of Technology (Philippines)
Reginald N. Marcelo, Mapúa Institute of Technology (Philippines)
Jan Jeffrey Z. Santos, Mapúa Institute of Technology (Philippines)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10443:
Second International Workshop on Pattern Recognition
Xudong Jiang; Masayuki Arai; Guojian Chen, Editor(s)

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