Comparison of Adaptive Ant Colony Optimization for Image Edge Detection of Leaves Bone Structure

  • Febri Liantoni Adhi Tama Institute of Technology Surabaya
  • Rifki Indra Perwira UPN “Veteran” Yogyakarta
  • Daniel Silli Bataona State Polytechnic of Kupang, Indonesia


Leaf bone structure has a characteristic that can be used as a reference in digital image processing. One form of digital image processing is image edge detection. Edge detection is the process of extracting edge information from an image. In this research, Adaptive Ant Colony Optimization algorithm is proposed for edge image detection of leaf bone structure. The Adaptive Ant Colony Optimization method is a modification of Ant Colony Optimization, in which the initial an ant dissemination process is no longer random, but it is done by a pixel placement process that allows for an edge based on the value of the image gradient. As a comparison also performed edge detection using Robert and Sobel method. Based on the experiments performed, Adaptive Ant Colony Optimization algorithm is capable of producing more detailed image edge detection and has thicker borders than others.


Keywords: edge detection, ant colony optimization, robert, sobel


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How to Cite
Liantoni, F., Perwira, R. I., & Bataona, D. S. (2018). Comparison of Adaptive Ant Colony Optimization for Image Edge Detection of Leaves Bone Structure. EMITTER International Journal of Engineering Technology, 6(2), 328-336.