Implementation of SOBEL Edge Detection on FPGA

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - Issue 2012 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-3 Issue-3                           
Year of Publication : 2012
Authors :G. Anusha, Dr.T. JayaChandra Prasad, Dr.D. Satya Narayana.


G. Anusha, Dr.T. JayaChandra Prasad, Dr.D. Satya Narayana."Implementation of SOBEL Edge Detection on FPGA"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V3(3):1064 -1067 Issue 2012 .ISSN Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract: -The image processing algorithms has been limited to software implementation which is slower due to the limited processor speed. So a dedicated processor for edge detection is required which was not possible until advancements in VLSI technology. The proposed work presents FPGA based architecture for Edge Detection using Sobel operator. Sobel operator is chosen due to its property of less deterioration in high levels of noise.


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Keywords:Edge detection, Sobel operator, FPGA.