IJIET 2011 Vol.1(3): 201-205 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2011.V1.33

A Study on Vehicle Number Plate Identification by Morphological Edge Detection and Template Matching

Dipankar Bhattacharya and Anjan Bikash Maity

Abstract—Vehicle License Plate Recognition is an important area of Image processing which has various applications. In situations where no standard number plate format and font is maintained, identification becomes difficult. In this paper, we discussed effect of Edge Detection and Template Matching on identification of Vehicle Number Plates with various types of fonts. Experimental results show that the performance of the proposed method is simple and satisfactory, considering the complexity of the input image.

Index Terms—Character Recognition, Edge Detection, Template Matching.

Dipankar Bhattacharya, Asst Prof ,Dept Of Information Technology, Calcutta Institute Of Technology, dipankar_bha@yahoo.com
Anjan Bikash Maity, Lecturer ,Dept Of Information Technology, Calcutta Institute Of Technology, maity.anjan@gmail.com

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Cite: Dipankar Bhattacharya and Anjan Bikash Maity, "A Study on Vehicle Number Plate Identification by Morphological Edge Detection and Template Matching," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 201-205, 2011.

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  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
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  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
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