Image Pyramid for Automatic Segmentation of Fabric Defects

  • Ankita SarkarEmail author
  • S. Padmavathi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 28)


Automatic fabric detection is required by the textile industries to improve their quality. For extraction of defective fabric areas, process of segmentation is needed to distinguish the defective region from the background. This paper investigates a method to construct image pyramid by Gaussian method wherein the images are decomposed into multiple levels. Noises are removed and features are extracted for fifteen different defects. Various levels were analyzed and the best level required for proper segmentation is identified for each defect. Region based watershed segmentation and edge based Sobel edge segmentation were experimented on multiple levels. The base level and best level of all decomposed images were compared for all fabric defects investigated.


Image pyramid Gaussian pyramid Sobel edge detection Watershed segmentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of EngineeringAmrita VishwaVidyapeetham, Amrita UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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