Parallelization Research of Circle Detection Based on Hough Transform

Suping Wu, Xiangjiao Liu
School of Mathematics and Computer Science Ningxia University, Yinchuan, 750021, China
IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 9, Issue 6, No 3, 2012

   title={Parallelization Research of Circle Detection Based on Hough Transform},

   author={Wu, Suping and Liu, Xiangjiao},



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There is a problem of too long computation time in Circle detection of Hough transform. In this paper, two paralleled methods are given based on Threading Building Blocks (TBB) and CUDA, by utilizing multi-core and GPU, the most timeconsuming part of circle detection is coped with parallelization. Experimental results show that the circle detection algorithms proposed in this paper has extremely good result of acceleration.
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