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Comparison of Various Edge Detection Techniques in Tree Ring Structure

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2014
P. Meenakshi Sundari
S. Britto Ramesh Kumar

P.meenakshi Sundari and Britto Ramesh S Kumar. Article: Comparison of Various Edge Detection Techniques in Tree Ring Structure. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(19):26-28, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {P.meenakshi Sundari and S. Britto Ramesh Kumar},
	title = {Article: Comparison of Various Edge Detection Techniques in Tree Ring Structure},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {19},
	pages = {26-28},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


The best result of image processing is depends on the fundamental steps, that is, to point out the true edges. Hence, it is very important to choose the edge detector, which fit best to the processing. This paper is a first step for analysing the rings in the tree ring image. In this paper we compare the various edge detection techniques towards the tree ring image and find out which fit best for further processing.


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