Image processing techniques for computer vision in the food and beverage industries
D.-W. Sun, University College Dublin, Ireland
The foremost underlying drivers for using image processing technologies are automation and improved rapid operations. Image analysis involves taking measurements of objects within an image, preferably automatically, and assigning them to groups or classes. The objective is to present conventional and more advanced digital image processing techniques that predominantly involve the image analysis class of operations: segmentation, feature selection and extraction, and classification. These approaches will be reviewed from the aspect of illustrating their role and impact in the food and ...