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Automatic Wood Classification using a Novel Color Texture Features

by Shivashankar S., Madhuri R. Kagale
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 180 - Number 27
Year of Publication: 2018
Authors: Shivashankar S., Madhuri R. Kagale

Shivashankar S., Madhuri R. Kagale . Automatic Wood Classification using a Novel Color Texture Features. International Journal of Computer Applications. 180, 27 ( Mar 2018), 34-38. DOI=10.5120/ijca2018916648

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author = { Shivashankar S., Madhuri R. Kagale },
title = { Automatic Wood Classification using a Novel Color Texture Features },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Mar 2018 },
volume = { 180 },
number = { 27 },
month = { Mar },
year = { 2018 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 34-38 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/ijca2018916648 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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A variety of texture classification approaches have been reported in the literature but many of them are focused on gray-scale textures. The aim of this work is to develop a novel color texture features by constructing a histogram based on the combined intensity and color channel information to effectively classify color texture images. Five features are computed from the histogram bin values to reduce the computational complexity. Experiments are conducted on a set of 164 color texture images from VisTex database. The K-Nearest Neighbor (K-NN) classification method is used as a classifier. The classification results are encouraging to use the proposed scheme with reduction in features. Further the proposed scheme is used in automatic wood classification to show the usefulness of the proposed scheme in industrial applications.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


Intensity and color channel Histogram bins Feature computation Wood classification Color texture features K-NN classifier.