An optoelectronic implementation based on optical neighborhood operations and electronic nonlinear feedback is proposed to perform morphological image processing such as erosion, dilation, opening, closing, and edge detection. Results of a numerical simulation are given and experimentally verified.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 6, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 1989
Published: May 15, 1989
Liren Liu, "Optoelectronic implementation of mathematical morphology," Opt. Lett. 14, 482-484 (1989)