The task of edge detection requires neighborhood operators that are sensitive to changes and suppress areas of constant gray values. In this way, a feature image is formed in which those parts of the image appear bright where changes occur while all other parts remain dark.


Transfer Function Edge Detection Gradient Vector Derivative Operator Angle Error 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Jähne
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  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific ComputingUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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