Identification of Textile Defects Based on GLCM and Neural Networks

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In modern textile industry, Tissue online Automatic Inspection (TAI) is becoming an attractive alternative to Human Vision Inspection (HVI). HVI needs a high level of attention nevertheless leading to low performance in terms of tissue inspection. Based on the co-occurrence matrix and its statistical features, as an approach for defects textile identification in the digital image, TAI can potentially provide an objective and reliable evaluation on the fabric production quality. The goal of most TAI systems is to detect the presence of faults in textiles and accurately locate the position of the defects. The motivation behind the fabric defects identification is to enable an on-line quality control of the weaving process. In this paper, we proposed a method based on texture analysis and neural networks to identify the textile defects. A feature extractor is designed based on Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrix (GLCM). A neural network is used as a classifier to identify the textile defects. The numerical simulation showed that the error recognition rates were 100% for the training and 100%, 91% for the best and worst testing respectively.

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Azim, G. (2015) Identification of Textile Defects Based on GLCM and Neural Networks. Journal of Computer and Communications, 3, 1-8. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2015.312001.

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