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A New Leaf Venation Detection Technique for Plant Species Classification

Kolivand, H, Saba, T, Rahman, A, Fern, B and Rahim, S A New Leaf Venation Detection Technique for Plant Species Classification. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. ISSN 1319-8025 (Accepted)

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel approach to classify the leaf shape and to identify plant species using venation detection. The proposed approach consists of five main steps to extract the leaf venation including canny edge detection, remove leaf boundary, extract curve, and produce hue normalization image and image fusion. Moreover, to localize the edge direction efficiently, the lines that extracted from pre-processing, are further divided into smaller segments. Thirty-two leaf images of Malaysian plants are analysed and evaluated with two different datasets, Flavia and Acer. The best accuracy is obtained by 99.3% and 91.06% for Flavia and Acer datasets respectively. Experimental results show the effectiveness of the proposed approach for shape recognition with high accuracy.
Keywords: Leaf Venation; plant species; features extraction; features selection; classification.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 09 Engineering
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Q Science > QK Botany
Divisions: Computer Science
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2018 12:54
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2018 04:24
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9151

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