Edge detection using ant colony search algorithm and multiscale contrast enhancement

@article{Jevti2009EdgeDU,
  title={Edge detection using ant colony search algorithm and multiscale contrast enhancement},
  author={Aleksandar Jevti{\'c} and Joel Quintanilla-Dom{\'i}nguez and Maria Guadalupe Cortina-Januchs and Diego Andina},
  journal={2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics},
  year={2009},
  pages={2193-2198}
}
In this paper, Ant Colony System (ACS) algorithm is applied for edge detection in grayscale images. The novelty of the proposed method is to extract a set of images from the original grayscale image using Multiscale Adaptive Gain for image contrast enhancement and then apply the ACS algorithm to detect the edges on each of the extracted images. The resulting set of images represents the pheromone trails matrices which are summed to produce the output image. The image contrast enhancement makes… 

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