A New Method for Olive Fruits Recognition

  • C. Gabriel Gatica
  • S. Stanley Best
  • José Ceroni
  • Gaston Lefranc
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7042)


A model for the recognition of the diameter of olives is presented. The information regarding size of olive fruits is intended for estimating the best harvesting time of olive trees. The recognition is performed by analyzing the RGB images obtained from olive tree pictures


image processing pattern recognition RGB model CIELAB color space olive harvesting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Gabriel Gatica
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Stanley Best
    • 2
  • José Ceroni
    • 3
  • Gaston Lefranc
    • 1
  1. 1.Escuela de Ingeniería EléctricaPontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoChile
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigaciones AgropecuariasINIA, PROGAP, ChillánChile
  3. 3.Escuela de Ingeniería IndustrialPontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoChile

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