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fitting curves to contours with OpenCV and Python

The above image is an example of a lightbox, with some vessels on top. Overall goal is: to find the middle points of the vessels to mark the area of the disk, enclosed by each vessel What I ...
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Getting rid of Canny outliers

I have been using the Canny edge detection function in OpenCV to detect the edge of an elliptic annulus (light object, dark background). In theory there should be two edges. However, it sometimes does ...
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Edge Detection on small images

I just newly join to this community. Recently I work on edge detection that is applied on the attached picture. The objects that I want to detect are the white square images (there are 4 of them). So ...
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Lane detection and tracking using B-snake?

I am truly sorry if my question sounds little bit stupid, but I am getting stuck at this part for a long time. I am currently working for my final year project of lane detection for curved road using ...
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What's the best technique to determine if the contents of two images are the same?

I need to run comparisons on the output of hundreds of frames of simple 3D-rendered characters. Perceptually, many of the frames are exact duplicates. Based on this, I assumed something like a ...
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Why is the Canny edge detection used instead of Sobel/ Prewitt edge detection before Hough transformation?

I know that for the Hough Transform to work on an image, it needs to be a binary image. To convert from a grayscale image, an edge detection algorithm should be employed. I notice that people always ...
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Canny non-max suppression intro

I have rich experience signal-processing, but haven't touched image processing since my happy university days... so: Working on a side project, I need to enhance ridges (continuous lines) in a 2D ...
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Edge following using Hough transform

Im trying to improve an edge following algorithm developed by some students who did a projekt at my work. The algorithm is supposed to make an robot follow a line with use of an camera. Their approch ...
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Influence of image size to edge detection in OpenCV

I need to scan an image in OpenCV and obtain the lines. For this I use the canny edge detector and then the propabilistic Hough transform, with which I actually get the lines. The problem now is that ...
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Is the Canny algorithm enough for creating a feature descriptor image for input to an SVM?

I retrieve contours from images by using the Canny algorithm. Is this enough preprocessing to have a descriptor image for input into an SVM to find similarities? Do I need other features like ...
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Edge detection gives pixel ids, why?

This questions is in conjugation with this one here! Canny edge detector gives ids of pixels in an image. Not the locations of the edges. To be specific, after all it should be an edge between two ...
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Could you describe the effects for varying different parameters of a canny edge detector?

Last couple of questions touched upon Canny edge detector What are the limitations of a Canny edge detector? and Best way of segmenting veins in leaves? The basic outline of the algorithm is as ...