Document Type : Research Article-en


1 Department of Mechanics of Biosystem Engineering, University of Tabriz

2 Department of Biosystem Engineering, University of Kurdistan.


Nowadays, in modern agriculture, the combination of image processing techniques and intelligent methods has been used to replace smart machine instead of humans. In this study, an artificial image processing and artificial neural network (ANN) method was used to classify strawberry fruit of Parus variety. In the first step, the fruit was divided into 6 classes (ANN outputs) by the expert, and 100 samples were randomly collected from each class. In the next step, the images of the samples were captured and three geometric properties with twelve color properties (as ANN inputs) were extracted. Optimum artificial neural network structures considering root mean squared error (RMSE) and correlation coefficient (R2) were investigated to classification process of the strawberry samples. Finally, the perceptron neural network with a structure of 6-18-15 was selected with an average accuracy of 83.83%.


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