Description of the publication:

Authors:

Sikora, A., Pieczarka, M., Wałecki, M., Adamowska, M.

Title:

Automatic detection of the flame during the determination of the comparative tracking indices

Journal:

Przegląd Elektrotechniczny

Year:

2013

Vol:

89 (8)

Pages:

218–220

ISSN/ISBN:

00332097

DOI:

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Link:

http://pe.org.pl/abstract_pl.php?nid=7851/

Keywords:

Advanced image processing; Comparative Tracking Index determination; Flame detection

Abstract:

The determination of the Comparative Tracking Index (CTI) according to PN–EN 60112:2003 standard is a time–consuming process, which can last for several hours. In this work, a solution based on advanced image processing, allows the detection of the flame occurrence on the sample's surface during the complex test procedure, is presented. By reducing staff involvement an automated detection of flame allows to decrease the costs of the procedure. In the paper, the principles of the algorithms development and their performance verification results are presented.

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Example figure:

The screenshot of developed software for automatic flame detection.