Boundary of an image

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Sivakumaran Chandrasekaran
Hi, How to mark boundary of an image. My given input image is collection of trees and my work is to count the no. of trees. I found the boundary line for each and every tree.. Boundary drawn looks like star shaped.. But i need it in the form of circle..
one circle per tree.
how to do this.
Regards, Siva
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Yash
Yash on 27 Jul 2012
regionprops will work

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Ryan
Ryan on 27 Jul 2012
Edited: Ryan on 27 Jul 2012
Utilize the matlab function regionprops(...,'MajorAxisLength'). This will return the diameter of a circle needed to enclose a region. You could also utilize regionprops(...,'BoundingBox') and use the maximum of the height/width as the diameter of the circle. You could then use the center of the 'BoundingBox' or 'centroid' to place the circles accurately for visualization puproses.

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