This tag covers signal processing where input is an image, such as a photograph or video frame and the output could be an improved or altered image, parameters related to the image or information about features within the image.

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Finger Detection on various backgrounds

I tried tracking down the finger placed in the frame. Constraints: Algorithm works in live streaming of USB Camera, so there will be a lot of background changes. Algorithms tried: Tried ...
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Noise Removal from an image using Opencv

I tried removing noise from the image shown below using Median Blur in OpenCV. But i'm not able to remove the colour noise completely as it is done in Neat Image. Any suggestions.? 1. Original Input ...
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What is meant by isotropic diffusion? [on hold]

I am working on diffusion of medical images, and I have come across the term isotropic diffusion. Can anyone explain it for me?
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How to Linearise an Input Image before applying Color Correction?

I'm doing color correction on Raw images taken from Camera directly. I want to make my Camera reproduce same colors as my Target camera. Here are the steps I'm following: Take Target Color values ...
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How to compute Homography between two images whose Camera Pose is known?

I want to compute Homography Matrix between two images whose Camera Pose is known, because it is not very stable to compute Homography Matrix from 2D correspondence. I only found camera Pose from ...
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How can I Enhance this license plate images to binarize - image processing LPR

I have some License Plate images, I want to Binarize this plates to read by OCR, How can I Enhance this plates to improve results of my binaraization? some of my results: ...
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Initialization of population for genetic algorithm in matlab

I randomly generated initial 10 population(let each of size n) of genetic algorithm as follows ...
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Comparing Images by Defining a Reference Model

I have a microscopy system which periodically captures an image to be used for shading correction. Because these images are captured on tissue slides containing, well, tissue, as well as possibly ...
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what are frequencies in a digital image? [duplicate]

I don't completely understand the term " frequency" with respect to digital image processing. for 1D electrical signals , its pretty easy to understand , visually too. higher the frequency - more ...
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strange occasional periodic pattern in phase correlation output

I am working on a pattern recognition algorithm where a template is to be searched in a query image (Standard phase correlation stuff). However, in my correlation output I get some strange periodic ...
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Good inhomogenity measures in images?

Can you advise me on good inhomogenity measurements in an image? I am trying to find the borders where homogenous zones touch inhomogenous ones in a image. I am going to work with sick lung ct ...
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Fit a plane on a 2d picture

My supervisor gave me the hint, to fit a plane on a 2 dimensional image and substract it from it before doing the fast fourier transformation to reduce low frequencies. I get the low frequencies ...
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How to calculate the luminance of an image?

Is there any method for calculating luminance of an image? As from wiki got to know Luminance is an amount of energy perceived by the observer and LUX is different from brightness. But still is ...
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Coherence of specific area of an image

I have to detect an object in an image. The manner that I am using gives me a number of possible areas of the image that may contain the object. I want to check which is the most coherence area of ...
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How to find out whether guassian or salt& pepper noise present in an image, Is there any algorithm

Is there any algorithm for identifying the noise in an image I have to identify whether the noise present in a mammogram image is guassian or salt& pepper.
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How matching pusuit algorithm works

I could infer from books and wiki that a matching pursuit finds signal approximations from a redundant dictionary. Let f be the signal, ai be the basis and Ri be the residue.. here we choose the inner ...
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Dark image separation

So I have an image. I take it into HSV format and v has its intensity values. now the intensity values of v vary from ...
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What is the type of noise in this image?

what reason could make the noise/effect in this image? Below is the original Thanks!
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Can a digital image be considered as a tensor ? or have a tensor like structure?

I am wondering if one can assume that a digital image has a tensor structure. I mean for example when we talk about isotropy in image processing, we are talking about the intensity arranged in a ...
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Transformation of coordinate set

I have a problem in which i have a video that was taken from the side of the subject, something like this and i need to transform the coordinates of the subject to be as if the photo was taken from ...
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Fast Fourier Transformation using parallel processing coding for image processing [closed]

I'm now working in parallel precessing -and i want a full code for fast Fourier transform(FFT) written parallel processing Code for any image processing application
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Medical Image quality assessment

How to objectively assess the quality of a medical image(CT,PET,MRI)? What factors should be considered?
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homography matrix problem

i have mini project to do about homography , but i am really a beginner in matlab . i have calculated the homography matrix easily by taking a set pixels from both images but the problem is how to ...
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Upscaling detection approach

I'm trying to implement a solution that would, to some extent, evaluate a picture telling what are the chances that it was upscaled from the smaller image. My approach is as follows: Take a picture ...
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What preprocessing technique can help me to filter the background text noises using matlab…the image is shown below?

Can anyone help me to improve the degradation of the following image....i am working on OCR system in Amharic language and what is the best image filtering technique that can help me to separate ...
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How to programatically perform image segmentation in real-time

I am currently trying to segment ultrasound images of blood vessels (video frames), such as the one directly below. Using a simple binary filter on the saturation channel (code below), I can get a ...
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How to apply a 2D -2D homography matrix on an image?

i have mini project to do about homography , but i am really a beginner in matlab . i have calculated the homography matrix easily by taking a set pixels from both images but the problem is how to ...
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Need to order a set of colors to build a feature vector

I am working on Computer Vision task of object classification with python and OpenCV. Currently I am extracting some characteristic colors of an image using K-means clustering on all the pixel to ...
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imshow command for Gaussian function

I'm trying to plot 2D gaussian function using "imshow" in MATLAB. However I could not see any white points in image. I tried to change sampling values and limits of x and y values. In addition to ...
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Equivalent of the Shepp-Logan phantom for video denoising

The Shepp-Logan phantom is a standard test image used in reconstruction algorithms as well as image denoising. Does an equivalent image sequence exist for testing video denoising algorithms? I know ...
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How to compute Gradient of an image with kernel in python

Using python numpy or scipy I am trying to perform cross-correlation on each pixel of an image using a 3 dimensional kernel. I am more interested in looping into each pixel and applying the kernel ...
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What are most often used and effective algorithm to compensate the imaging depth

I hope the picture below says everything: Assume the center of camera lens is aligned with the centroid of target. The left picture shows the ideal positioning, i.e., the target is placed at the ...
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DICOM codec for Windows Media Player

I have been searching online for a DICOM codec which allows me to play DICOMs in Windows Media Player. I found Dicom Media Bridge which is not free. Could someone let me know if there is a codec for ...
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Creating a texture image from existing image

I have some unusual question. I have searched online and couldn't find something similar to what I want to achieve. I have an image, and I want to create a new image from it (in the same size), so ...
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Histogram Equalization - mapping a certain portion of pixels to pure black and white

How can I make sure to map, for example, 7% of the pixels to pure black (0) and pure white (255) in a grayscale image?
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Given an image how should I detect this is a day picture or night picture?

I have a 2D image which contains R G and B values. I think this should be purely based on averaging of pixels and selecting the threshold to decided whether this is day picture or night one. Can you ...
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Is there a way to perform 2-D image rotation by matrix multiplication?

In my understanding, unlike shifting and scaling, image rotation actually rotates the coordinates whereby interpolating the pixels at discrete positions. It is like a projection that discrete values ...
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Denoise images with wavelets

I try to understand what following algorithm from this gimp plugin does to denoise an image: ...
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Fourier transform possible on non-rectangular part of an image

Dear Signal Processing readers, I want to introduce 'noise' into parts of images. Until now, I worked with rectangluar images for a similar purpose and did the following, using (inverse) Fourier ...
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Problems filtering image with prewitt

I'm trying to filter an image vertically to get the edges, in MATLAB, but I get very different results from convultion and correlation. CODE: ...
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How can Recognize handwriting number [closed]

Which algorithms should use to recognize handwriting numbers from an image?
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How to detect the exception by SVM with openCV

I have implemented SVM by openCV. However, I have a problem about SVM with openCV. For example, I have six categories, but I just use "five" of them to train my SVM. When testing, I want my system ...
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Image Segmentation - Berkeley Dataset

I've been given an image from Berkeley dataset to segmentate. I am an undergrad student and so far I threw everything i know to this thing. But the colors are extremely close. I tried; Clustering ...
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How does 3D Time-of-Flight (TOF) camera work?

This is my first post in this forum! So Point me if anything is not clear! I want to know how TOF camera works? So I've done Google & read some nice explanation about How Phase difference between ...
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Sub pixel shift causes weird results

I am trying to shift an image on a subpixel level, with the method described here: ...
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convolution matrix for image scaling

Is there any way how to compute convolution matrix for Nearest Neighbor (bicubic, bilinear) image scaling (upscale/downscale)?
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SIFT Problem with producing first layer of first octave

[1]Distinctive Image Features from Scale-Invariant Keypoints D. G. Lowe Int. Journal of Computer Vision 60(2) (2004), pp. 91--110' I have read [1] for several times. In Section 3.3, there is a ...
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Image Projection with SIFT

Recently, I am thinking about a problem regarding image projection. I have a larger picture as bellow. I want to find the transformation matrix, x'=Hx. When the above image pass the transformation ...
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Haar transform definition

I am trying to understand Haar transform of simple vector of numbers. Some references I found say, that first level transform of $ X = (4,6,8,10,13,9,3,3)$ will be $\sqrt{2}(5,9,11,3, -1,-1,2,0)$. ...
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Changing camera and image properties to calibrate a camera

Is it OK to calibrate a camera using effects and filters such as increasing contrast and brightness etc. to improve the detection of corners of a chessboard? Even if the used mode for detecting the ...