measuRing: Detection and Control of Tree-Ring Widths on Scanned Image Sections

Identification of ring borders on scanned image sections from dendrochronological samples. Processesing of image reflectances to produce gray matrices and a time series of smoothed gray values. Luminance data is plotted on segmented images for users to perform both: visual identification of ring borders, or control of automatic detection. Routines to visually include/exclude ring borders on the R graphical device, or automatically detect ring borders using a linear detection algorithm. This algorithm detects ring borders according to positive/negative extreme values in the smoothed time-series of gray values.

Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("measuRing")
AuthorWilson Lara, Carlos Sierra, Felipe Bravo
Date of publication2015-03-23 10:49:59
MaintainerWilson Lara <wilarhen@gmail.com>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.3

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