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Detect road surface in a traffic scene point cloud

I want to analyze a traffic scene. My source data is a point cloud like this one (see images at the bottom of that post). I want to be able to detect objects that are on the road (cars, cyclists ...
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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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Simplest approach to classify signal based on its 'smoothness'?

First of all, I have no experience with signal processing whatsoever and I may not even use proper terms so please bare with me. I am just humble software developer trying to find the simplest and the ...
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Stopping Viola Jones Face Detection early

I want to try to improve an image processing technique for finding faces in images. I want to stop the Viola Jones face detector before it finds all faces, and do histogram equalization and other ...
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Why is LBP generaly faster than HAAR?

I am digging into Haar like and LBP features. More precisely its implementation in OpenCV. Every article or forum entry I found states, that LBP is faster than Haar. My local tests also confirm this ...
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How to classify accelerometer data?

I am trying to detect if a car did accelerate or did brake by using the accelerometer of the iPhone. In the figure below I plotted the collected data. (To collect the data the phone was laying flat ...
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Ship detection from aerial image

I have an aerial image, like this I want to detect the outline of the ship without shadow. How can I do it? I tried threshold in both graylevel, RGB and HSV. It doesn't work perfectly.
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An alternative algorithm for blob detection

Here's a sample image of my experiment which is to be processed for finding the information of all the blobs (centre, dimension etc.). Basically the image contains some noise, few bold lines, and of ...
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Implementation of 2D Prony's exponential modeling to detect cracks in pipeline scan

I want to use 2D Prony's exponential modeling in order to find cracks in pipeline images. I found interesting algorithm presented in the following scientific article: 2D Prony's method In this paper ...
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non linear equalizer vs linear equalizer

i understand that there are linear equalizers such as MMSE and ZF, however there are also non-linear equalizers such as MLD. i would like to know what is the difference between a non-linear equalizer ...
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Object detection approach

I am trying to detect the vehicles for that i used the SURF/SIFT and BOW with SVM approach but vehicles are of different type and i just studies that SURF/SIFT is for one specific object detection ...
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Detect Ground Plane

I am trying to detect a crosswalk pattern on the road by using Hough transform, and then selecting lines that separate between black and white regions in a binary image. The stripes are detected fine, ...
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Minimum size for positive samples for HOG (Histogram of Gradient) detector training

I'm going to train a HOG detector for detect objects (pedestrian head) with SVMLight library. But my question is not about implementation. I'm wondering how to collect samples. I have to use some ...
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How to Count the number of People in a room using CCTV Camera feed?

I am trying to find out how can I count the number of people in a room using the feed coming in from a CCTV camera fixed in one of the top corners of the room. The number of cameras can be 2 at max ...
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Note Recognition Software

I'm wondering if anyone knows of any open source solutions to note recognition. I'm planning on building a program for online sheet music, which recognizes your notes, and tries to tell you what you ...
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Detecting the original bandwidth of upsampled recordings

I have a set of recordings sampled at 16khz, but some of them are upsampled from 11khz and some from 8khz. Quite some of the recordings are noisy. What is the best way to classify the recordings ...
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Help in Retraining a HOG Descriptor using SVMLight

I am currently trying to count cars using OpenCV 2.4.4 with a HOG descriptor. Because a model for car detection is not available in OpenCV, I am creating my own model using SVMLight and a dataset of ...
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How to detect underdamped harmonic signal?

I would like to ask what could be the easiest way to detect the presence and beginning (no more, no less) of under-damped harmonic signal in a collect of ultrasound data. I have some acquired data ...
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Searching for image samples in order to create custom classifier

I am training a classifier of my own, specifically for detecting body arms. According to the training process I have to provide positive samples and negative samples, wich will be used in the ...
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Filtering Corners Detected on Multiple Scales

I made a multi-scale Harris corner detector (inspired by MOPS) which is simply a Harris corner detector performed on several scales (i.e. subsampled versions of the same image). This effectively make ...
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Understanding Integration Scale in Multi-Scale Harris Corner Detector

I would like to improve a simple Harris corner detector by adding more scales. I don't need scale-invariant interest points, just to detect more points by processing more scales. The Wikipedia says ...