6.2 Evaluation of Edge Detection Algorithms

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Evaluation, Edges. Edges, Evaluation.

Keskes, N., Kretz, F., Maitre, H.,
Statistical Study of Edges in TV Pictures,
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Shaw, G.B.,
Local and Regional Edge Detectors: Some Comparisons,
CGIP(9), No. 2, February 1979, pp. 135-149.
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Jernigan, M.E., and Wardell, R.W.,
Does the Eye Contain Optimal Edge Detection Mechanism?,
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Kitchen, L., and Rosenfeld, A.,
Edge Evaluation using Local Edge Coherence,
SMC(11), No. 9, September 1981, pp. 597-605. BibRef 8109
Earlier: DARPA81(99-113). Using synthetic images. BibRef

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Kittler, J.V., Illingworth, J., Paler, K.,
The Magnitude Accuracy of the Template Edge Detector,
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Berzins, V.,
Accuracy of Laplacian Edge Detectors,
CVGIP(27), No. 2, August 1984, pp. 195-210.
WWW Link. Analysis of See also Theory of Edge Detection. to get better edges. BibRef 8408

Kittler, J.V.,
On the Accuracy of the Sobel Edge Detector,
IVC(1), No. 1, February 1983, pp. 37-42.
WWW Link. See also Visual Perception by a Computer. See also Edge Location to Subpixel Values in Digital Imagery. BibRef 8302

Huang, J.S., Tseng, D.H.,
Statistical Theory of Edge Detection,
CVGIP(43), No. 3, September 1988, pp. 337-346.
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Silverman, B.W., Jennison, C., Stander, J., and Brown, T.C.,
The Specification of Edge Penalties for Regular and Irregular Pixel Images,
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Kakarala, R., and Hero, A.O.,
On Achievable Accuracy in Edge Localization,
PAMI(14), No. 7, July 1992, pp. 777-781.
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Kakarala, R., and Iverson, G.J.,
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Lyvers, E.P., and Mitchell, O.R.,
Precision Edge Contrast and Orientation Estimation,
PAMI(10), No. 6, November 1988, pp. 927-937.
IEEE DOI A comparison of the accuracy of many different edge detectors. BibRef 8811

Kitchen, L.J., and Malin, J.A.,
The Effect of Spatial Discretization of the Magnitude and Direction Response of Simple Differential Edge Operators on a Step Edge,
CVGIP(47), No. 2, August 1989, pp. 243-258.
WWW Link. BibRef 8908

Strickland, R.N.[Robin N.], Cheng, D.K.[Dunkai K.],
Adaptable Edge Quality Metric,
OptEng(32), No. 5, May 1993, pp. 944-951. With synthetic images. Difficult to use with curved edges. BibRef 9305

O'Sullivan, F., Qian, M.J.,
A Regularized Contrast Statistic for Object Boundary Estimation: Implementation and Statistical Evaluation,
PAMI(16), No. 6, June 1994, pp. 561-570.
IEEE DOI BibRef 9406

Ronse, C.,
On Idempotence and Related Requirements in Edge Detection,
PAMI(15), No. 5, May 1993, pp. 484-491.
IEEE DOI Analysis of edge detection, without reference to many of the other important edge detection papers. BibRef 9305

Ronse, C.,
The Phase Congruence Model for Edge Detection in Two-Dimensional Pictures: A Mathematical Study,
TRRapport 95/11, 1995, LSIIT - URA 1871, Universite Louis Pasteur. Fourier Descriptors. For the paper:
PS File. For the figures:
PS File. For color figures:
PS File. BibRef 7100

Verbeek, P.W., van Vliet, L.J.,
On The Location Error of Curved Edges in Low-Pass Filtered 2-D and 3-D Images,
PAMI(16), No. 7, July 1994, pp. 726-733.
IEEE DOI BibRef 9407

Dayanand, S., Uttal, W.R., Shepherd, T., Lunskis, C.,
A Particle System Model for Combining Edge Information from Multiple Segmentation Modules,
GMIP(56), No. 3, May 1994, pp. 219-230. Integration, Edge Modules. BibRef 9405

Ziou, D.[Djemel], Fabre, J.P.[Jean-Pierre],
Effects of Edge Orientation on the Performance of 1st-Order Operators,
PRL(15), No. 10, October 1994, pp. 1053-1063. BibRef 9410
Earlier:
Rotation invariance in edge detection,
CAIP93(141-148).
Springer DOI 9309
BibRef

Ziou, D., Fabre, J.P., Wang, S.,
Performance Evaluation of First Order Operators,
ICPR94(A:42-46).
IEEE DOI BibRef 9400

Ziou, D.[Djemel],
The influence of edge direction on the estimation of edge contrast and orientation,
PR(34), No. 4, April 2001, pp. 855-863.
WWW Link. 0101
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Ziou, D.[Djemel],
Optimal Line Detector,
ICPR00(Vol III: 530-533).
IEEE DOI 0009
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Khvorostov, P.V., Braun, M., Poon, C.S.,
Edge Quality Metric for Arbitrary 2-Dimensional Edges,
OptEng(35), No. 11, November 1996, pp. 3222-3226. 9612
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Rohr, K.,
Modelling and Identification of Charateristic Intensity Variations,
IVC(10), 1992, pp. 66-76. BibRef 9200

Rohr, K., Schnorr, C.,
An Efficient Approach to the Identification of Characteristic Intensity Variations,
IVC(11), No. 5, June 1993, pp. 273-277.
WWW Link. BibRef 9306

Soni, T., Zeidler, J.R., Ku, W.H.,
Performance Evaluation of 2-D Adaptive Prediction Filters for Detection of Small Objects in Image Data,
IP(2), No. 3, July 1993, pp. 327-340.
IEEE DOI BibRef 9307

Lacroix, V.,
Edge Detection: What About Rotation Invariance?,
PRL(11), 1990, pp. 797-802. BibRef 9000

Park, R.H.,
A Fourier Interpretation of the Frei-Chen Edge Masks,
PRL(11), 1990, pp. 631-636. See also Fast Boundary Detection: A Generalization and a New Algorithm. BibRef 9000

Park, R.H.[Rae-Hong],
Interpretation of eight-point discrete cosine and sine transforms as 3x3 orthogonal edge masks in terms of the Frei-Chen masks,
PRL(20), No. 8, August 1999, pp. 807-811. BibRef 9908

Park, R.H.[Rae-Hong],
One-dimensional frequency domain interpretation of compass roof edge and Frei-Chen line masks,
PRL(20), No. 3, March 1999, pp. 281-284. See also Fast Boundary Detection: A Generalization and a New Algorithm. BibRef 9903

Lancaster, I.T., Elliman, D.G.,
A Comparison of Two Algorithms for Segmentation Using Edge Detection Techniques,
PRL(11), 1990, pp. 175-180. See also Review of Segmentation and Contextual Analysis Techniques for Text Recognition, A. BibRef 9000

Davies, E.R.,
The Effect of Noise on Edge Orientation Computations,
PRL(6), 1987, pp. 315-322. BibRef 8700

Pal, S.K.,
A Measure of Edge Ambiguity Using Fuzzy Sets,
PRL(4), 1986, pp. 51-56. BibRef 8600

Rohr, K.,
On the Precision in Estimating the Location of Edges and Corners,
JMIV(7), No. 1, January 1997, pp. 7-22.
DOI Link 9703
BibRef

Ramesh, V., Haralick, R.M.,
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MVA(9), No. 5-6, 1997, pp. 229-239.
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BibRef

Steger, C.T.[Carsten T.],
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PAMI(20), No. 2, February 1998, pp. 113-125.
IEEE DOI BibRef 9802
And: TRFGBV-96-03, Road Detection. Technische Universitat München, July 1996. An explicit model for curves leads to subpixel accuracy. For tracking roads and medical images. The tech report:
HTML Version. and code:
HTML Version. See also Model-Based Road Extraction from Images. BibRef

Steger, C.T.[Carsten T.],
Unbiased extraction of lines with parabolic and Gaussian profiles,
CVIU(117), No. 2, February 2013, pp. 97-112.
Elsevier DOI 1301
Feature extraction; Curvilinear structures; Lines; Scale-space; Low-level processing; Medical images BibRef

Steger, C.T.[Carsten T.],
Analytical and Empirical Performance Evaluation of Subpixel Line and Edge Detection,
EEMCV98(xx). BibRef 9800
And: EEMTV98(xx). BibRef

Steger, C.T.,
Removing the Bias from Line Detection,
CVPR97(116-122).
IEEE DOI 9704
Edge locations; detect roads. BibRef

Asada, N.[Naoki], Fujiwara, H.[Hisanaga], Matsuyama, T.[Takashi],
Seeing Behind the Scene: Analysis of Photometric Properties of Occluding Edges by the Reversed Projection Blurring Model,
PAMI(20), No. 2, February 1998, pp. 155-167.
IEEE DOI 9803
BibRef
Earlier: ICCV95(150-155).
IEEE DOI The effects of an occluded edge on how the occluding edge appears. BibRef

Huang, D.W.[Da-Wei], Dunsmuir, W.T.M.[William T.M.],
Computing Joint Distributions of 2D Moving Median Filters with Applications to Detection of Edges,
PAMI(20), No. 3, March 1998, pp. 340-343.
IEEE DOI 9805
BibRef

Staunton, R.C.,
Edge Operator Error Estimation Incorporating Measurements of CCD TV Camera Transfer Function,
VISP(145), No. 3, June 1998, pp. 229-235. 9808
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Calvo, M.L., Manzanares, A., Chevalier, M., Lakshminarayanan, V.,
Edge image quality assessment: a new formulation for degraded edge imaging,
IVC(16), No. 14, December 1998, pp. 1003-1017.
WWW Link. BibRef 9812

Wen, W., Xia, A.,
Verifying edges for visual inspection purposes,
PRL(20), No. 3, March 1999, pp. 315-328. BibRef 9903

Wong, H.S.[Hau-San], Caelli, T.M.[Terry M.], Guan, L.[Ling],
A model-based neural network for edge characterization,
PR(33), No. 3, March 2000, pp. 427-444.
WWW Link. 0001
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Gómez Lopera, J.F.[Juan Francisco], Martínez Aroza, J.[José], Robles Pérez, A.M.[Aureliano M.], Román Roldán, R.[Ramón],
An Analysis of Edge Detection by Using the Jensen-Shannon Divergence,
JMIV(13), No. 1, August 2000, pp. 35-56.
DOI Link 0006
BibRef

Román Roldán, R.[Ramón], Gómez Lopera, J.F.[Juan Francisco], Atae Allah, C.[Chakir], Martínez Aroza, J.[José], Luque Escamilla, P.L.[Pedro Luis],
A Measure of Quality for Evaluating Methods of Segmentation and Edge Detection,
PR(34), No. 5, May 2001, pp. 969-980.
WWW Link. 0102
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Gomez Lopera, J.F., Ilhami, N., Luque Escamilla, P.L., Martinez Aroza, J., Roman Roldan, R.,
Improved entropic edge-detection,
CIAP99(180-184).
IEEE DOI 9909
BibRef

Loh, A.W.K., Robey, M.C., West, G.A.W.,
Analysis of the interaction between edge and line finding techniques,
PR(34), No. 6, June 2001, pp. 1127-1146.
WWW Link. 0103
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Cohen, L.D.[Laurent D.],
Guest Editor's Introduction,
JMIV(14), No. 3, May 2001, pp. 193-193. 0106
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Bruni, C., de Santis, A.[Alberto], Iacoviello, D.[Daniela], Koch, G.,
Modeling for edge detection problems in blurred noisy images,
IP(10), No. 10, October 2001, pp. 1447-1453.
IEEE DOI 0110
BibRef

Basu, M.,
Gaussian-based edge-detection methods: A Survey,
SMC-C(32), No. 3, August 2002, pp. 252-260.
IEEE Top Reference. 0301
Survey, Edge Detection. BibRef

Peli, E.,
Feature detection algorithm based on a visual system model,
PIEEE(90), No. 1, January 2002, pp. 78-93.
IEEE DOI 0201
BibRef

Yitzhaky, Y.[Yitzhak], Peli, E.,
A method for objective edge detection evaluation and detector parameter selection,
PAMI(25), No. 8, August 2003, pp. 1027-1033.
IEEE Abstract. 0308
Combine different detector results to generate a better overall edge map. BibRef

Koren, R.[Raz], Yitzhaky, Y.[Yitzhak],
Automatic selection of edge detector parameters based on spatial and statistical measures,
CVIU(102), No. 2, May 2006, pp. 204-213.
WWW Link. Edge detection evaluation; Saliency 0605
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Prieto, M.S.[Miguel Segui], Allen, A.R.[Alastair R.],
A similarity metric for edge images,
PAMI(25), No. 10, October 2003, pp. 1265-1273.
IEEE Abstract. 0310
Measures for comparing edge images. The issue is how to compare detected edges. Allow some localization error. Compares results of this one (PCM) to CDM ( See also Edge Detector Evaluation Using Empirical ROC Curves. ), FOM ( See also Qualitative Design and Evaluation of Enhancement/Thresholding Edge Detector. ), PSNR (Peak Signal to Noise Ratio) BibRef

Staunton, R.C.,
Detected edge position evaluation using measured acquisition system parameters,
PRL(26), No. 11, August 2005, pp. 1609-1619.
WWW Link. 0506
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Fernández-García, N.L.[Nicolás Luis], Carmona-Poyato, Á.[Ángel], Medina-Carnicer, R.[Rafel], Madrid-Cuevas, F.J.[Francisco José],
Automatic generation of consensus ground truth for the comparison of edge detection techniques,
IVC(26), No. 4, April 2008, pp. 496-511.
WWW Link. 0711
Consensus ground truth; Empirical discrepancy measurement; Edge detection See also Dominant point detection: A new proposal. BibRef

Medina-Carnicer, R.[Rafel], Madrid-Cuevas, F.J.[Francisco José], Carmona-Poyato, Á.[Ángel], Munoz-Salinas, R.,
On candidates selection for hysteresis thresholds in edge detection,
PR(42), No. 7, July 2009, pp. 1284-1296.
Elsevier DOI 0903
Edge detection; Hysteresis BibRef

Bouchara, F.[Frédéric], Ramdani, S.[Sofiane],
Statistical behavior of edge detectors,
SIViP(1), No. 3, August 2007, pp. 273-285.
Springer DOI 0803
See also Subpixel edge refinement using deformable models. See also Estimation of uncertainty for Harris corner detector. BibRef

Medina-Carnicer, R.[Rafel], Carmona-Poyato, Á.[Ángel], Muñoz-Salinas, R., Madrid-Cuevas, F.J.[Francisco José],
Determining Hysteresis Thresholds for Edge Detection by Combining the Advantages and Disadvantages of Thresholding Methods,
IP(19), No. 1, January 2010, pp. 165-173.
IEEE DOI 1001
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Gimenez, J.[Javier], Martinez, J.[Jorge], Flesia, A.G.[Ana Georgina],
Unsupervised edge map scoring: A statistical complexity approach,
CVIU(122), No. 1, 2014, pp. 131-142.
Elsevier DOI 1404
Unsupervised quality measure BibRef


Tian, J.D.[Jing-Duo], Thacker, N.A.[Neil A.], Stancu, A.[Alexandru],
Quantitative Performance Optimisation for Corner and Edge Based Robotic Vision Systems: A Monte-Carlo Simulation,
ISVC16(II: 544-554).
Springer DOI 1701
BibRef

Gkioulekas, I.[Ioannis], Walter, B.[Bruce], Adelson, E.H.[Edward H.], Bala, K.[Kavita], Zickler, T.E.[Todd E.],
On the appearance of translucent edges,
CVPR15(5528-5536)
IEEE DOI 1510
BibRef

Terabayashi, K., Oiwa, T., Umeda, K.,
Variation of edge detection uncertainty on fish-eye images,
FCV15(1-4)
IEEE DOI 1506
cameras BibRef

Bansal, A., Kowdle, A., Parikh, D., Gallagher, A., Zitnick, L.,
Which Edges Matter?,
3DRR13(578-585)
IEEE DOI 1403
edge detection BibRef

Hou, X.D.[Xiao-Di], Yuille, A.L.[Alan L.], Koch, C.[Christof],
Boundary Detection Benchmarking: Beyond F-Measures,
CVPR13(2123-2130)
IEEE DOI 1309
Boundary detection; benchmarking; dataset bias BibRef

Joulan, K.[Karine], Hautiere, N.[Nicolas], Bremond, R.[Roland],
A unified CSF-based framework for edge detection and edge visibility,
WBCV11(21-26).
IEEE DOI 1106
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Moreno, R.[Rodrigo], Puig, D.[Domenec], Julia, C.[Carme], Garcia, M.A.[Miguel Angel],
A new methodology for evaluation of edge detectors,
ICIP09(2157-2160).
IEEE DOI 0911
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Sakaino, H.[Hidetomo], Lu, X.Q.[Xi-Qun],
Dynamic edge detection and analysis by multiple frame based derivative tensor,
ICIP09(2161-2164).
IEEE DOI 0911
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Nomura, A., Ichikawa, M., Okada, K., Miike, H.,
Edge strength evaluation with reaction-diffusion systems,
IVCNZ09(442-447).
IEEE DOI 0911
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Al-Sarraf, A.[Ali], Vaudrey, T.[Tobi], Klette, R.[Reinhard], Woo, Y.W.[Young Woon],
An approach for evaluating robustness of edge operators using real-world driving scenes,
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IEEE DOI 0811
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Mendonça, P.R.S.[Paulo R.S.], Padfield, D.[Dirk], Miller, J.[James], Turek, M.W.[Matt W.],
Bias in the Localization of Curved Edges,
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Springer DOI 0405
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Valverde, F., Guil, N., Muñoz, J., Nishikawa, R., Doi, K.,
An Evaluation Criterion for Edge Detection Techniques in Noisy Images,
ICIP01(I: 766-769).
IEEE DOI 0108
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Sugiyama, T.[Takahiro], Abe, K.[Keiichi],
Edge Detection Method Based on Edge Reliability with Fixed Thresholds: Consideration of Uniformity and Gradation,
ICPR00(Vol III: 656-659).
IEEE DOI 0009
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Yamana, F.[Fumiaki], Sugiyama, T.[Takahiro], Abe, K.[Keiichi],
Edge Plane Detection in Spatio-temporal Images by Using Edge Vector and Edge Reliability,
ICPR00(Vol III: 660-663).
IEEE DOI 0009
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Forbes, L.A.[Lance A.], Draper, B.A.[Bruce A.],
Inconsistencies in Edge Detector Evaluation,
CVPR00(II: 398-404).
IEEE DOI 0005
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Liu, G.[Gang], Haralick, R.M.[Robert M.],
Assignment Problem in Edge Detection Performance Evaluation,
CVPR00(I: 26-31).
IEEE DOI 0005
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Baker, S.[Simon], Nayar, S.K.[Shree K.],
Global Measures of Coherence for Edge Detector Evaluation,
CVPR99(II: 373-379).
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Claridge, E.[Ela],
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ICPR98(Vol I: 300-304).
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Suri, J.S.[Jasjit S.], Haralick, R.M.[Robert M.], Sheehan, F.H.[Florence H.], and Jamin, V.[Valerie],
Effect of Edge Detection, Pixel Classification, and Classification-Edge Fusion over LV Calibration: a Two Stage Automatic System,
SCIA97(xx-yy) 9705

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Cord, M.[Matthieu], Huet, F., and Philipp-Foliguet, S.[Sylvie],
Optimal Adjusting of Edge Detectors to Extract at Best Close Contours,
SCIA97(xx-yy) 9705

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Salotti, M., Garbay, C.,
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PERF96(XX-YY).
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Appenzeller, G., Crowley, J.L.,
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ICPR96(II: 417-421).
IEEE DOI 9608
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Beil, W., Stiehl, H.S.,
Comparison of Two Multi-Scale Approaches to Edge Detection in Medical Images,
CVRMed95(XX-YY) BibRef 9500

Beil, W.,
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Haralick, R.M.[Robert M.], and Ramesh, V.[Visvanathan],
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Wood, S.L.,
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Kim, H.J., Kim, W., and Li, C.C.,
A Performance Study of Two Wavelet-Based Edge Detectors,
ICPR92(III:302-306).
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Spreeuwers, L.J., and van der Heijden, F.,
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ICPR92(III:771-774).
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Sher, D.B.,
The influence of object size on the regions of interest for edge detection: Preliminary Results,
ICPR92(III:294-297).
IEEE DOI 9208
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Ziou, D., Mohr, R.,
An experience on automatic selection of the edge detectors,
ICPR92(III:586-589).
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Kasvand, T.,
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ICPR86(374-377). BibRef 8600

Bryant, D.J.[David J.], Bouldin, D.W.[Donald W.],
Evaluation of Edge Operators Using Relative and Absolute Grading,
PRIP79(138-145). Subjective ground truth given by hand. BibRef 7900

Chapter on Edge Detection and Analysis, Lines, Segments, Curves, Corners, Hough Transform continues in
Evaluations of Edge Detectors, Multiple Algorithms .


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