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PPD Analysis

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This course is about automatically detecting the extent of Postharvest Physiological Deterioration (PPD) on a cross-section of cassava roots. The course discusses two methods of doing this task automatically,  (1) using a web application where the images can be uploaded from anywhere and results can be downloaded and (2) a desktop application that allows the user to annotate and alter the results from the automated analysis of the image.

  • Overview 

    Section gives an overview of the PPD its importance, the current methods of doing PPD analysis and the automated methods.

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    • Introduction
    • Current methods used for PPD Analysis
    • Automated methods of PPD Analysis
  • Web analysis 

    In this section we describe how to use a web-based application to do PPD analysis.

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    • Accessing the web application
    • Preparing and uploading root images
    • Using different settings with the application
    • Reviewing and downloading results of the analysis
  • Semi-automated desktop analysis 

    Here we discuss a desktop version that allows annotation of the PPD results as well.

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    • Installation
    • Using the software
    • Preparing and uploading root images to system
    • Using different settings with the application
    • Annotating scored images
    • Reviewing and downloading results of the analysis
  • Troubleshooting 

    In this section we discuss general troubleshooting guidelines for the PPD applications

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    • Troubleshooting the web application
    • Troubleshooting the desktop PPD analysis system