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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1989
  • pp: 4644–4648

Optical symbolic substitution: edge detection using Prewitt, Sobel, and Roberts operators

Abdallah K. Cherri and Mohammad A. Karim  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 21, pp. 4644-4648 (1989)

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Edge detection schemes based on Prewitt, Sobel, and Roberts operators are realized using optical symbolic substitution. The corresponding optical systems are compared in terms of hardware and performance.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 28, 1988
Published: November 1, 1989

Abdallah K. Cherri and Mohammad A. Karim, "Optical symbolic substitution: edge detection using Prewitt, Sobel, and Roberts operators," Appl. Opt. 28, 4644-4648 (1989)

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