Implementation of Canny’s Edge Detection Technique for Real World Images

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Volume-48 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Susmitha .A, Ishani Mishra, Divya Sharma, Parul Wadhwa, Lipsa Dash
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V48P232


Susmitha .A, Ishani Mishra, Divya Sharma, Parul Wadhwa, Lipsa Dash "Implementation of Canny’s Edge Detection Technique for Real World Images", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V48(4),176-181 June 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Edge detection refers to the process of identifying and locating sharp discontinuities in an image. Edge detection process significantly reduces the amount of data and filters out useless information, while preserving the essential structural properties in an image. Since computer vision involves the recognition and classification of objects in an image, edge detection is a vital tool. In this paper, the main aim is to study edge detection process based on different techniques and implement Canny’s edge detection technique . Edge detection is basically image segmentation technique, divides spatial domain, on which the image is defined, into meaningful parts or regions. Edges characterize boundaries and are therefore a problem of fundamental importance in image processing. Here we have compared the output efficiency of the designed canny edge algorithm, with other algorithms.


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Edge detection, Canny’s edge algorithm, Sobel’s operator Robert’s cross operator, Prewitt’s operator.