Skip main navigation

Tidying images with binary image processing before measuring

A demonstation of how to perform erosion and dilation on a thresholded image in Fiji

A continuation of our discussion on grayscale binary image thresholding.

Introduces the so-called morphological operations erosion and dilation to tidy noisy patches in images before further analysis.

Finally, the video also shows how to use a binary image to select all foreground pixels and measure the area of the object of interest.

This article is from the free online

Introduction to Image Analysis for Plant Phenotyping

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Our purpose is to transform access to education.

We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.

Learn more about how FutureLearn is transforming access to education