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INDIAN JOURNAL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Apr 2019 - Volume 10, Issue 2
Deadline: 5 Apr 2019
Notification: 15 Apr 2019
Publication: 30 Apr 2019

June 2019 - Volume 10, Issue 3
Deadline: 5 June 2019
Notification: 15 June 2019
Publication: 30 June 2019

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Title : LEAF COLOR, AREA AND EDGE FEATURES BASED APPROACH FOR IDENTIFICATION OF INDIAN MEDICINAL PLANTS
Authors : Sandeep Kumar.E
Keywords : Medicinal plants; edge histogram; leaf area; ayurvedic medicinal system; allopathic medicinal system; color histogram.
Issue Date : Jun-Jul 2012
Abstract :
This paper presents a method for identification of medicinal plants based on some important features extracted from its leaf images. Medicinal plants are the essential aspects of ayurvedic system of medicine. The leaf extracts of many medicinal plants can cure various diseases and have become alternate for allopathic medicinal system now a days. Hence this paper presents an approach where the plant is identified based on its leaf features such as area, color histogram and edge histogram. Experimental analysis was conducted with few medicinal plant species such as Hibiscus, Betle, Ocimum, Leucas, Vinca, Murraya, Centella, Ruta and Mentha. The result proves this method to be a simple and an efficient attempt.
Page(s) : 436-443
ISSN : 0976-5166
Source : Vol. 3, No.3