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Postage stamp recognition using image processing
University of Gävle, Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Department of Industrial Development, IT and Land Management.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Postage stamp is widely consumed in our daily life. In most of the cases, citizens need to purchase stamps in the post office or the local shop and may even need to wait in a long queue. This paper provides a stamp recognition system for supporting auto postage stamp selling machine, in order to convenient citizens and save labor cost for shops. Both citizens and stamp collectors can benefit from this system. This recognition system uses image processing is programmed using MATLAB®. Having scanned different pieces of postage stamps, our system could detect and recognize which type each piece of postage stamp belongs to. Besides, the coordinate information of each piece of stamp can be accessed  for localization.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 28 p.
Keyword [en]
postage stamp, recognition, image processing
National Category
Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-9425OAI: diva2:422669
Subject / course
Computer science
Educational program
Computer science
Available from: 2011-06-15 Created: 2011-06-13 Last updated: 2011-06-15Bibliographically approved

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