Algorithm is a method expressed in a finite list of steps of well-defined instructions to process a signal.

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Sliding Windows, Global Image, Clustering and …?

Imagine that you have an algorithm that must detect some feature in an image. Right now, I know three "families" of search algorithms. Sliding Windows: You take a patch of some size (e.g. 15x15 ...
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Bhattacharyya distance for image segmentation explanation

I have a question need some your suggestion. I spent 2 months to resolve that problem but the result is not so good. Hence, I would like ask you some thing about my implementation. My goal is that I ...
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Algorithms for deformable image registration

I need to perform a deformable image registration (DIR) for delineation of the different brain parts on the brain MRI 3D image. I faced with a problem that there are a lot of different approaches for ...
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Stegnography and cryptography

I am last year student working on the project: Separable reversible data hiding technique In encrypted image. What are the algorithms that we can apply on jpeg/png image for compression which ...
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Analysis and algorithmic complexity of the Constant Q transform

Here I am again (Implementation of the constant Q transform + property questions) :) I was reading this paper on a constant-q transform algorithm, where they managed to turn the following equation ...
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GCC-PHAT cross correlation

I am trying to implement GCC-PHAT in python. The approach is similar to the following two links: link1 and link2 It seems the only difference between GCC-PHAT and normal cross-correlation using FFT ...
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Pose estimation of colored checkerboard cubes

I want to find the orientation of 2x2 checkerboard cubes, like these: That is to say, I want to recover their positions and rotations within the image relative to the camera. In my particular ...
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variable length no-refrence filter algorithm

I'm searching for a an algorithm or an idea of implementation. I need to filter a signal in real time, and want to change the length of it (number of taps) in order to change the delay. In low ...
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How to choose weighting factors of a cost function?

suppose I have a cost function to be minimizedidea of the form $$ J(k) = e(k)^TQe(k)+ u(k)^TRu(k)$$ where $e(k)$ is the residual error, $u(k)$ is some control signal and $Q$ and $R$ are wighting ...
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Low dimensional system identification algorithms

I'm a physics Phd student and just have a self-taught knowledge about lti-systems. After a while I found out that several techniques such as heat capacity or thermal-conductance measurements can be ...
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What's the underlying algorithm for detail-preserving upsampling in Photoshop CC?

The detail-preserving upsampling algorithm in Photoshop CC is truly amazing. It can upscale any image while preserving details in almost real-time. And I truly wonder how it is implemented. I've ...
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fast 2D cross correlation algorithm

I want to match a small template to a larger image, that the distance between the template and the subimage with the same size of the template is minimized. It can be solved directly or by applying 2D ...
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Measuring audio Signal Similarities

i have recorded samples of lungs sound (person breath) signals from electronic stethoscope. how can i measure(in percentage) the similarity between two audio signals (lung sound), the general idea is ...
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I'm interested in the state-of-the-art of vocal sound synthesis. Please advise me [closed]

Some of the things I'd like to accomplish: Strip the vocals from a recorded song as best as possible Recreate someone's song voice (like a famous artists') using someone else's voice as input Adjust ...
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Which come first, PCA, FFT, filtering

Might be a simple question, but I keep second guessing my algorithm, so a confirmation would be good. I first do bandpass filtering, then PCA, then FFT of the top principle components. I also do some ...
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Computer Vision/Image Processing Riddles [closed]

I know this topic is not clearly relevant to the forum, but I think it's fun and interesting. I'm looking for computer vision riddles - fun and interesting questions that have a clear and precise ...
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How to transmit the real+imaginary output of an IFFT over a transmission channel?

I'm working on a modem system using a 16-QAM scheme. The transmitter runs an IFFT to modulate the signal, and has a 12-bit DAC. The receiver runs an FFT to demodulate the signal, and has a 12-bit ADC. ...
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How many way to reduce overfitting problem of Linear classificationH

I am working in linear classification such as y=ax+b. where x={x1...xn}. But the method has weakness that is overfitting problem. Could you suggest to me one method or one way to reduce overfitting ...
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Linear classification and overlapping problem reduction

I am study linear classification(Y=aX+b) But it is still weakness that is overlapping problem. Could you suggest to me how to reduce overlapping problem in linear classification or how to find these ...
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Data Processing Question

I'm curious if there is a method to separate the signal from the noise in this kind of data set, other than manually do it by indexing. the top plot is the data, the bottom plot is the zoom in of the ...
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Spatial Expectation Maximization matlab

I am looking for the way to implement spatial Expectation Maximization matlab code. Because traditional EM cannot handle with noise image. Hence, I want to find improved EM matlab code. Could you ...
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The relationship between zero level set and thickness information

I have one problem that need you help. I am try to find the relationship between active contour and thickness information. For defination of thickness we can find at thickness measuring and active ...
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Measure of intermittency/continuousness of a signal

I have three signals (below) each having the same standard deviation, however, are clearly very different temporally. Is there some such metric that could be calculated for each of these signals to ...
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Measuring similarity of music, using lossy compression

I have two sound clips $C_1,C_2$ which are pretty similar. I'd like to measure how perceptually similar they are, i.e., how similar a human would perceive the two to be. Is there a way to use a ...
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Algorithms for finding fundamental frequency based on ACF result

I am developing a software for fundamental frequency tracking. For this purpose, I have designed a function which calculates autocorrelation over the signal and a second function which, based on ...
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Detecting changes between voice and music

I have a bunch of audio files that have both speech and music parts (think radio). For instance, a given file might consist of the following sections: ...
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What is the state of the art for vocal elimination/reduction?

I have no background in signal processing but I would like to know what is the actual state of the art for vocal elimination/reduction. Obviously, I am not talking about the infamous "stereo ...
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select meaningful part out of a signal (for goertzel)

I have an on going input signal, most of the time with no activity. Once in a while there is an activity (oscillations in different freq). I need to take good 205 samples out of the signal. what i ...
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what is the output of BoW after an image has been trained with SIFT algorithm and k-means

SIFT algorithm provides a 128 dimensional feature vector that is used for image classification.When all the interest points(key points) are taken together and K-means clustering is applied,the image ...
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Voice Audio Detection algorithm

I have to detect speech intervals in large pre-recorded files in my project. I think, there won't be so much noise in the background (audio will be recordered in the room or even in the studio), but ...
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Macbeth Color Chart auto detection

I'm a looking for a way to detect macbeth chart in a given image. I have already seen these 2: https://github.com/ryanfb/macduff ...
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Unsupervised way to choose k in K-Means algorithm

There are couple of methods listed here about finding the value of k in k means algorithm. How much sound is each of these procedure when used to find out the value of k in unsupervised manner.
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Non-linearly additive spectral subtraction?

The following pictures describe my situation. Any thoughts on an appropriate algorithm I could use to solve this problem?
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Gesture recognition from analog sensor value

Not sure if this is the right place for my question but let me give it a try. I have a very simple analog sensor (piezo transducer) which is attached to a microcontroller. I'm using this sensor to ...
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How to detect quadrilaterals in a point cloud?

How can I detect a quadrilateral in a point cloud that looks almost like a rectangle? How do I set the criteria (i.e orientation, size etc) to get the shape for example in the image below?
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Barcode localization in difficult environments

I'm creating a program for localizing types of barcodes. (I know plenty exist, that's not the question :) ) I'm focusing for the time being on 1D barcodes. The difficulty I have is that the barcodes ...
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Speech Enhancement Libraries

Is there any speech enhancement algorithm library? I need to process a sound to voice recognition, and I want to remove noise from audio source.
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HPS Algorithm for detecting the fundamental frequency of a guitar string

When you plucked on a string, the string is vibrate and except the fundamental frequency, there are an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency, which are the harmonics. I know that the HPS ...
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Digital Panning Effect

To get a panning effect I know that there is a need for a Circular Matrix. The angle is can be set as a default or I can let the user to select the angle. So if the angle is $\theta$, the circular ...
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Digital Distortion effect algorithm

I read the DAFX book by Udo Zoler about the distortion effect at pages 124-125 and it says that suitable simulation of the distortion is given by the function: ...
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Digital Image Processing - Contemporary Research Topics

I need to propose a masters degree topic, and I'd like it to be in digital image processing. What are currently relevant topics in this area? I suppose that I'm looking for some kind of ...
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Best signal processing method for this application?

I have a signal I'm getting from a sensor (shown below in the photo of an excel plot) and I need to process it to get it to look something like the red line I've overdrawn on it. Sort of a moving ...
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Shadow removal from gray scale single image and unknown light source

I look for a paper that treat the case of shadow removal from a single grayscale image where the shadow is created by a unknow light source.
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PID With Prediction

First, I just want to start off by saying that I am a programmer, and am no expert in complex algorithms, and will probably not be able to apply complex pseudo-code or other descriptions of a ...
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Online materials on Support Vector Machine [closed]

I am doing my final year project on Image Processing.I want to know about the Support Vector Machine.Please suggest some links for the former. Thanks and regards in Advance
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AutoExposure with nonlinear camera: Non linear proportional PID?

Now I', wondering how to best implement a control algorithm for it. I tried using a PID controler but started with a simple P-control first. The problem is, that when using the equation ...
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discrete Haar wavelet transform, fast and efficient method?

I'm working on my own implementation of the discrete Haar wavelet transform, I understand the wavelet theory and how to construct the Haar matrix of size N to perform the transform, but obviously ...
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Estimating Position Based on Range Measurement

I want to present Kalman Filter problem. For simplicity I'd assume the simplest dynamic model - Piece Wise Constant Velocity. The state vector and dynamic model are given by: $$ \begin{bmatrix} ...
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Histogram evaluation for image quality concerning illumination

I'm currently trying to develop an algorithm to control the camera characteristic of a camera (the camera characteristic can be controlled to adopt it to the different lightning situation which can ...
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Algorithm to change an already sampled guitarstring to sound like it was a bit damped by the hand [closed]

I'm trying to simulate the damping of the hand on a guitarstring on an already recorded/sampled open guitarstring sound. I've been trying to use low pass filter and had a moving frequency range but ...