Analytical Study of Edge Detection Algorithms and Contouring Algorithm

  • Deven N. Trivedi
  • Nimit D. Shah
  • Ashish M. Kothari
  • Rohit M. Thanki


This chapter presents an analytical study of various edge detection algorithms and its usefulness in biometric recognition. This chapter also covers relevant information about contouring algorithm and how its value can be calculated.


Canny Contouring Edges Gaussian ISEF 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deven N. Trivedi
    • 1
  • Nimit D. Shah
    • 2
  • Ashish M. Kothari
    • 3
  • Rohit M. Thanki
    • 2
  1. 1.E. C. DepartmentG. H. Patel College of Engineering and TechnologyVallabh VidyanagarIndia
  2. 2.C. U. Shah UniversityWadhwan CityIndia
  3. 3.Atmiya Institute of Technology and ScienceRajkotIndia

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