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Online Classification and Measurement of Pencils using Image Processing Techniques

by Santhosh K V, Bhagya R Navada
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 96 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Santhosh K V, Bhagya R Navada

Santhosh K V, Bhagya R Navada . Online Classification and Measurement of Pencils using Image Processing Techniques. International Journal of Computer Applications. 96, 4 ( June 2014), 25-30. DOI=10.5120/16782-6366

@article{ 10.5120/16782-6366,
author = { Santhosh K V, Bhagya R Navada },
title = { Online Classification and Measurement of Pencils using Image Processing Techniques },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { June 2014 },
volume = { 96 },
number = { 4 },
month = { June },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 25-30 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/16782-6366 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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This paper proposes an automated method for segregating and counting the different colored pencils by non-contact method. The proposed work is carried out in LabVIEW platform based on the image processing techniques. This work consists of two parts, firstly classification of pencils and secondly counting the number of pencils. The proposed work is implemented on a conveyor running continuously, at a defined speed done without halting the conveyor. The images acquired using camera are processed using support vector machine to classify pencils based on color, and a counting algorithm is incorporated to find the specific number of each colored pencils. Results on testing showed the successful achievement of set objectives.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Automation Classification Image Processing Support Vector Machine (SVM)