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Automatic Defect Detection and Counting In Radiographic Weldment Images

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2010 by IJCA Journal
Number 2 - Article 1
Year of Publication: 2010
Prof.Mythili Thiruganam
Dr.S.Margret Anouncia
Sachin Kantipudi

Prof.Mythili Thiruganam, Dr.S.Margret Anouncia and Sachin Kantipudi. Article:Automatic Defect Detection and Counting In Radiographic Weldment Images. International Journal of Computer Applications 10(2):1–5, November 2010. Published By Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

	author = {Prof.Mythili Thiruganam and Dr.S.Margret Anouncia and Sachin Kantipudi},
	title = {Article:Automatic Defect Detection and Counting In Radiographic Weldment Images},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2010},
	volume = {10},
	number = {2},
	pages = {1--5},
	month = {November},
	note = {Published By Foundation of Computer Science}


Digital Image Analysis is one of the most challenging and important tasks in many scientific and engineering applications. Extracting the Region of Interest (ROI) from the image and recognition in image processing are very important steps. When these tasks are manually performed, it is tedious and difficult involving human experts. This paper focuses on automatic defect detection and counting in radiographic weldment images thus considering defects in weldment images as object of interest. To detect defects in radiographic weldment images, thresholding and segmentation algorithm is used and a new procedure is introduced for counting number of defects in the input images. The results obtained from the proposed work are impressive with respect to the computational time and defect detection rate. The performance of the proposed algorithm is found better than the existing defect detection algorithms.


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