Computer Vision Demonstration Website

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Hough Transform for Circles

The Hough Transform is a method for finding shapes in an image. The Circle Hough has been implemented here, which is used to find circles within an image.

How it works

The circular hough transform is almost identical to the hough transform for lines, but uses the parametric form for a circle:


Image processing classes:

Demo framework:

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Mark Nixon & Alberto Aguado, 2002, Feature Extraction & Image Processing, Newnes





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