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Angle Invariant and Noise Robust Barcode Detection System
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  • Journal title : Journal of KIISE
  • Volume 42, Issue 7,  2015, pp.868-877
  • Publisher : Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers
  • DOI : 10.5626/JOK.2015.42.7.868
 Title & Authors
Angle Invariant and Noise Robust Barcode Detection System
Park, Dongjin; Jun, Kyungkoo;
The barcode area extraction from images has been extensively studied, and existing methods exploit frequency characteristics or depend on the Hough transform (HT). However, the slantedness of the images and noise affects the performance of these approaches. Moreover, it is difficult to deal with the case where an image contains multiple barcodes. We therefore propose a barcode detection algorithm that is robust under such unfavorable conditions. The pre-processing step implements a probabilistic Hough transform to determine the areas that contain barcodes with a high probability, regardless of the slantedness, noise, and the number of instances. Then, a frequency component analysis extracts the barcodes. We successfully implemented the proposed system and performed a series of barcode extraction tests.
barcode detection;probabilistic hough transform;frequency component analysis;multiply detection;noise filtering;
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