Recognition of Plant Leaves Using Support Vector Machine

  • Qing-Kui Man
  • Chun-Hou Zheng
  • Xiao-Feng Wang
  • Feng-Yan Lin
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 15)


A method using both color and texture feature to recognize plant leaf image is proposed in this paper. After image preprocessing, color feature and texture feature plant images are obtained, and then support vector machine (SVM) classifier is trained and used for plant images recognition. Experimental results show that using both color feature and texture feature to recognize plant image is possible, and the accuracy of recognition is fascinating.


Support vector machine (SVM) Image segmentation Digital wavelet transform 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qing-Kui Man
    • 1
    • 2
  • Chun-Hou Zheng
    • 3
  • Xiao-Feng Wang
    • 2
    • 4
  • Feng-Yan Lin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of AutomationQufu Normal UniversityRizhaoChina
  2. 2.Intelligent Computing Lab, Institute of Intelligent MachinesChinese Academy of SciencesHefeiChina
  3. 3.College of Information and Communication TechnologyQufu Normal University 
  4. 4.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyHefei UniversityHefeiChina

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