Edge Detection Based on Ordered Directionally Monotone Functions

  • Mikel Sesma-SaraEmail author
  • Humberto Bustince
  • Edurne Barrenechea
  • Julio Lafuente
  • Anna Kolsesárová
  • Radko Mesiar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 643)


We present an image edge detection algorithm that is based on the concept of ordered directionally monotone functions, which permit our proposal to consider the direction of the edges at each pixel and perform accordingly. The results of this method are presented to the EUSFLAT 2017 Competition on Edge Detection.


Edge detection Image processing Ordered directionally monotonicity Ordered directionally monotone functions 



This work is supported by the research services of Universidad Publica de Navarra and by the project TIN2016-77356-P (AEI/FEDER, UE).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikel Sesma-Sara
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Humberto Bustince
    • 1
    • 2
  • Edurne Barrenechea
    • 1
    • 2
  • Julio Lafuente
    • 1
  • Anna Kolsesárová
    • 3
  • Radko Mesiar
    • 4
  1. 1.Universidad Pública de NavarraPamplonaSpain
  2. 2.Institute of Smart CitiesPamplonaSpain
  3. 3.Institute of Information Engineering, Automation and MathematicsSlovak University of TechnologyBratislavaSlovakia
  4. 4.Department of Mathematics and Descriptive Geometry, Faculty of Civil EngineeringSlovak University of TechnologyBratislavaSlovakia

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