Summary: A COARSE TO FINE SEARCH TECHNIQUE
TO DETECT CIRCLES IN IMAGES
Dept. of Computer Science and Computer Engineering
La Trobe University, Melbourne 3083, Australia.
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Hough transform can be used to detect parametric pat
terns, such as straight lines and circles, embedded in
noisy images. The large amount of storage and com
puting power required by the Hough transform presents
a problem in realtime applications. Multiresolution
Hough transform (MHT) very efficient in reducing the
computing and storage requirements. In this paper,
we show the effectiveness of the Multiresolution Hough
transform in detecting circles in images.