Title: Car Plate Detection Engine Based on Conventional Edge Detection Technique

Year of Publication: Nov - 2014
Page Numbers: 101-106
Authors: Hamam Mokayed , Liang Kim Meng, Hon Hock Woon and Ng Hooi Sin
Conference Name: The International Conference on Computer Graphics, Multimedia and Image Processing (CGMIP2014)
- Malaysia


Automated car license plate detection systems are developed and applied for purpose of facilitating the surveillance, law enforcement, access control and intelligent transportation monitoring with least human intervention. The challenging part of this system lies in accurately detecting a plate in different environment. The objective of the paper is to present our developed algorithms that cope with these challenging conditions in the context of plate detection from image scene acquisition to display the detected plates. In each standard step of license plate detection, we consider the processing of the plates under various environmental conditions. The algorithm is tested with 522 Malaysian car plates in real-time and the result shown that the algorithm remains relatively robust under different conditions.