A New Shape Feature Extraction Method for Leaf Image Retrieval

  • B. Vijayalakshmi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 221)


In this paper we present an algorithm for extracting features for leaf identification. Contour-based shape feature extraction is one of the important research contents in content based image retrieval. We introduce the hybrid method which is a combination of threshold and Sobel segmentation algorithm and extract the feature. The experimental results show that the proposed method has better performance.


Feature extraction Edge detection Threshold 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Assistant Professor, Department of MCAK. L. N. College of EngineeringSivagangai DistrictIndia

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