Gradient Based Edge Detection in Various Color Spaces

  • Marek A. Samko
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 84)


This paper presents gradient based methods of color edge detection in various color spaces. First of all it briefly describes various color spaces and differences between them. Besides it shows edge detection in described spaces. Some examples of applying Sobel’s algorithm to real images in various color spaces are presented.


Color Image Input Image Color Space Edge Detection Color Channel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek A. Samko
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  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and InformaticsUniversity of Warmia and Mazury 

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