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A Novel Machine Vision System for the Inspection of Micro-Spray Nozzle.

Huang KY, Ye YT - Sensors (Basel) (2015)

Bottom Line: These texture features (contrast, entropy, energy), color features (mean and variance of gray level) and geometric features (distance variance, mean diameter and diameter ratio) were used in the classification procedures.A back-propagation neural network classifier was employed to detect the defects of micro-spray nozzles.The methodology presented herein effectively works for detecting micro-spray nozzle defects to an accuracy of 90.71%.

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Affiliation: Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Tai-Chung 402, Taiwan. kuoyi@nchu.edu.tw.

ABSTRACT
In this study, we present an application of neural network and image processing techniques for detecting the defects of an internal micro-spray nozzle. The defect regions were segmented by Canny edge detection, a randomized algorithm for detecting circles and a circle inspection (CI) algorithm. The gray level co-occurrence matrix (GLCM) was further used to evaluate the texture features of the segmented region. These texture features (contrast, entropy, energy), color features (mean and variance of gray level) and geometric features (distance variance, mean diameter and diameter ratio) were used in the classification procedures. A back-propagation neural network classifier was employed to detect the defects of micro-spray nozzles. The methodology presented herein effectively works for detecting micro-spray nozzle defects to an accuracy of 90.71%.

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Mentions: The ROI of inclined annular-planes is the internal image of the micro-spray nozzle, as shown in Figure 6. Segmenting the ROI effectively is an important procedure once the defects have been detected. Firstly, Canny edge detection [13], a randomized algorithm for detecting circles [14], hole-filling operation and the AND logic operator are used to segment the ROI of the inclined annular-planes.


A Novel Machine Vision System for the Inspection of Micro-Spray Nozzle.

Huang KY, Ye YT - Sensors (Basel) (2015)

ROI diagram.
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sensors-15-15326-f006: ROI diagram.
Mentions: The ROI of inclined annular-planes is the internal image of the micro-spray nozzle, as shown in Figure 6. Segmenting the ROI effectively is an important procedure once the defects have been detected. Firstly, Canny edge detection [13], a randomized algorithm for detecting circles [14], hole-filling operation and the AND logic operator are used to segment the ROI of the inclined annular-planes.

Bottom Line: These texture features (contrast, entropy, energy), color features (mean and variance of gray level) and geometric features (distance variance, mean diameter and diameter ratio) were used in the classification procedures.A back-propagation neural network classifier was employed to detect the defects of micro-spray nozzles.The methodology presented herein effectively works for detecting micro-spray nozzle defects to an accuracy of 90.71%.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Tai-Chung 402, Taiwan. kuoyi@nchu.edu.tw.

ABSTRACT
In this study, we present an application of neural network and image processing techniques for detecting the defects of an internal micro-spray nozzle. The defect regions were segmented by Canny edge detection, a randomized algorithm for detecting circles and a circle inspection (CI) algorithm. The gray level co-occurrence matrix (GLCM) was further used to evaluate the texture features of the segmented region. These texture features (contrast, entropy, energy), color features (mean and variance of gray level) and geometric features (distance variance, mean diameter and diameter ratio) were used in the classification procedures. A back-propagation neural network classifier was employed to detect the defects of micro-spray nozzles. The methodology presented herein effectively works for detecting micro-spray nozzle defects to an accuracy of 90.71%.

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