Improvements of programing methods for finding reference lines on X-ray images
Al-Temimi A.M.S., Pilidi V.S.


Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia


The paper gives an overview of the algorithms developed to obtain reference lines and angles on X-ray images. These geometrical characteristics are used in the medical analysis of human joints. We propose the algorithm’s modifications based on the analysis of numerous X-ray images. These modifications allowed obtaining a great increase in calculation speed and the improvement of final results quality given by the corresponding application. They also lead to a significant reduction of manual tuning of the program, arising only in the rare cases when the properties of given images differ significantly from the mean ones.

reference lines and angles, Canny edge detection algorithm, reference lines, image processing, X-ray images, pattern recognition

Al-Temimi AMS, Pilidi VS. Improvements of programing methods for finding reference lines on X-ray images. Computer Optics 2019; 43(3): 397-401. DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-2019-43-3-397-401.


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