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Name: Canny Edge Detection
ID: m13218
Language: English (en)
Summary: Introduction to Canny Edge Detection and its application to Seeing using Sound.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Canny, Edge Detection
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Richard Hall (, Jared Flatow (
Copyright Holders: Richard Hall (, Jared Flatow (
Maintainers: Richard Hall (, Jared Flatow (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Dec 14, 2005 10:01 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Dec 15, 2005 12:12 am -0600


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Version: 1.2 Dec 15, 2005 12:12 am -0600 by Richard Hall
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Version: 1.1 Dec 15, 2005 12:00 am -0600 by Richard Hall

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