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Edge Detection

Edge detection is an essential step in any Computer Vision (CV) system. It is one of the principal steps of a human vision system. In fact, the Human Visual System (HVS) has cells for contour detection. This step reduces the amount of information to be retained, keeping only what is essential. Edge detection can be seen as an abrupt change in the intensity at any location of the image. In CV it is used for image segmentation, or identification of an object in an image.

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