1 July 2002 Hardware implementation of soft color image morphological operations
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A new hardware field programmable gate array (FPGA) structure suitable for the realization of soft color image morphological operations is presented for the first time. Data is processed in a pipelined array that performs fast soft vector erosion and dilation. The proposed hardware structure can process two-dimensional 24-bit resolution color images up to 4096 pixels wide, but it can be easily modified to accommodate larger images. MAX+ PLUS II software of the Altera Corporation is employed for design and simulation. The FPGA used is the EPF10K130VG599-3 Altera device. The typical clock frequency of operation is 40 MHz.
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M. I. Vardavoulia, Ioannis Andreadis, Phillippos G. Tsalides, "Hardware implementation of soft color image morphological operations," Optical Engineering 41(7), (1 July 2002). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1482721 . Submission:
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