A simple and effective edge detector

  • C. Cafforio
  • E. Di Sciascio
  • C. Guaragnella
  • G. Piscitelli
Poster Session A: Color & Texture, Enchancement, Image Analysis & Pattern Recognition, Segmentation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1310)


Nonlinear filtering based on a two concentric circular windows operator is introduced as a simple and effective way to find edges in image processing. The dual windows edge detector can operate with no fixed threshold, is isotropic, i.e. its response does not depend on edge orientation and has good noise immunity in the vicinity of edges. Computational requirements are limited and experimental results are good enough.


Window Size Edge Detection Fixed Threshold Infinite Impulse Response Luminance Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Cafforio
    • 1
  • E. Di Sciascio
    • 1
  • C. Guaragnella
    • 1
  • G. Piscitelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed ElettronicaPolitecnico di BariBariItaly

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