Measurement Techniques

, Volume 57, Issue 5, pp 509–518 | Cite as

Hardware–Software Complex for the Analysis of a Nonuniform Flow of Objects in Real-Time Optical Sorting Systems

  • E. K. Algazinov
  • M. A. Dryuchenko
  • D. A. Minakov
  • A. A. Sirota
  • V. A. Shul’gin

A nonuniform flow of objects is analyzed based on processing of images synthesized from the results of line-by-line scanning of an illuminated flow in optical sorting systems. A hardware–software complex that functions in real time simultaneously with a sorting system in a combined mode of analysis of images of the flow based on proposed preliminary processing and recognition algorithms is described. Experimental results of these algorithms for the case of an analysis of a flow of components of grain mixtures are presented.


optical sorting recognition of objects image processing neural networks 


The present study was carried out with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation under the program on Development of Cooperation of Russian Post-Secondary Educational Institutions and Production Enterprises (Government Resolution No. 218, April 9, 2010, Grant No. 02.G25.31.002).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. K. Algazinov
    • 1
  • M. A. Dryuchenko
    • 1
  • D. A. Minakov
    • 1
  • A. A. Sirota
    • 1
  • V. A. Shul’gin
    • 1
  1. 1.Voronezh State UniversityVoronezhRussia

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