OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a cross-platform library of programming functions for real time computer vision.

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Eliminate frames with high reflection

I have online camera stream and want to eliminate frames with high reflection like this for example: The constraints are : Real-time no more than 2-3 mSec on Mobile Non-reference : the process ...
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Reliable detection of facial feature points

What I need is a very reliable and relatively fast (video processing) way to locate facial features. I tried stasm (http://www.milbo.users.sonic.net/stasm/) and a BoRMaN ...
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Is MATLAB the best coding tool for Digital Image Processing? [duplicate]

I am a beginner. I do coding in Matlab only for image processing purpose. But my friends say it is very slow and in OpenCv I could get multiple times faster output results compared to Matlab.In basic ...
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Balance brightness and contrast between two images

I have two different images for the same object. Each one was taken from different device (scanner, mobile camera, professional camera ..etc). the process of registeration one of them to the other ...
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get convex hull of isolated shapes with openCV/C++

I have segmented CT images, something like the following one: I would like to get a convex hull that contains all the white regions. Something like this circle, but more fitting, and of course not ...
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cause of adaptive threshold poor result

I try to run text cleaning process based on the camera captured image. By using OpenCV adaptive threshold method with parameter ...
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Median filter algorithm in opencv

I was wondering about the implementation of the Median Filter in opencv because I am suffering form its slowness. So, I intend to implement another one on my own but first I want to make sure about ...
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Finding the Harmonics contained in an Image?

I am beginer in image processing. Any signal whether it is 1D,2D or any multidimensional signal can be represented using combination of number of sine and cosine wavesforms (harmonics). Similerly any ...
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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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Matching two very similar images

I have two images for the same object from the almost same perspective (no more than 1-2 degrees or 1-2 mm is acceptable). I want to change the perspective of one of them to match exactly the other so ...
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In opecv function Hough circles how does parameter 1 and 2 affect circle detection and how can i adjust them to increase accuracy??

http://docs.opencv.org/doc/tutorials/imgproc/imgtrans/hough_circle/hough_circle.html I'm using houghcircle function to detect circle.Problem is if i set minimum radius to null it detects wrong center ...
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Image processing (number recognition) woes

So I have the following image: Using GIMP, I was able to get to here: Select all white color (with a touch of fuzz) Invert selection Cut selection Invert all color (goes black) But now I'm ...
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How to detect all the connected neighboring pixels which have same color value in opencv

I should be able to input a pixel position and get all the same coloured(in my case it should be black) pixels which are connected to it. How to do this in opencv with c++. Simply the output pixels ...
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regionprops vs. findContours doesn't find the same contours

Is there a way to get the same results for cDist=regionprops(bwImg, 'Area'); and openCV's findContours? Here is what I have tried so far: ...
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Isolate the non blurred part of foucsed image

I have an image taken by a mobile phone camera with focus on a part of it let say a face or whatever. I want to know -approximately- where is the focused area. For example, a bounding box around the ...
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Hue out of range

I don't why.. but for some reason is my histogram showing that the max hue value of my image is around 339498 which doesn't make sense for me.. I am trying to create a mask, that recognizes the ...
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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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snr calculation of frame

I have to calculate SNR of an image. I have camera through which continuous images are getting generated, my requirement is to calculate the SNR in db for each image. I have seen lot of the examples ...
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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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Primitive Feature Detection

I am trying to check whether this black circle is exist or not on my images. My current approach is like that; Hough Circle detection Crop the outer roi Adaptive threshold count zero ...
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Skew detection and correction using Fourier transform

I was trying to implement skew correction method for scanned documents using the method described in this paper. The algorithm steps: 1- Threshold the image . 2- Find the fourier transform. 3- ...
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Removing the 'red' artifact from my JPEG

I have a JPEG that originally came from a IP Camera. I have converted the JPEG to a bytes and have uploaded it to my server. Upon receiving it on my server I save it to disk. When I view the image it ...
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Efficient Hessian-Laplace blob detector implementation

As it is mentioned in a paper for SURF, it is possible to approximate hessian determinant using integral images. If I want to implement Hessian-Laplace detector, is it feasible to also approximate ...
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contour matching

Im am trying to extract contours from an image and match them with a list of contours I already have. The contours in the image are surrounded by a large black/dark rectangle. Here are the steps I ...
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Circle detection opencv

I Would like an explanation of the parameters for opencv's HoughCircles function. I'm new to image processing in general and I have recently started using opencv. ...
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DFT and Inverse DFT in Image Processing

I have implemented DFT from this link. 1) Tried taking dft for the three Channels(R, G and B) and reconstructed the original image by taking inverse dft for all three channels and merged them ...
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Non-maxima suppression of gradient image

I'm new to image processing, However I was trying to learn how to detect edges using Sobel filter I had obtained the image gradient in both X and Y directions successfully using Emgu built in ...
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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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Measuring contrast of a jpeg

I am knew to image processing. I am using Emgu C# I want to somehow measure the contrast of an image. It would be enough for my purposes to say ImageA has more contrast than ImageB. I have spent ...
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How to remove text region in a document image? or extract image from a document image

Given a document image (i.e. newspaper), how to extract photos in it or remove text region? I think traditional OCR methods may not be suitable here, as I don't need to recognize the text, and OCR is ...
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How do I deal with occlusion, warping, or perspective distortion for object detection

I am using SIFT features for detecting logos in clothes. SIFT is quite powerful, as it is scale invariant, but how do I deal with the problem of occlusion and warping? More specifically, the logos in ...
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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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what are moments?

Hello all I'm using opencv after using findcontours I apply moments here is the vague wiki definition - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_moment Can someone please explain in simpler words - ...
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Is this image good enough for OCR?

Hello I'm trying to ocr on a special image. I've done adaptive threshold , polartocartesian transformation. this is my original image this is adaptive threshold this is polartocartesian ...
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Gap Filling Contours / Lines

I have the following image: and I would like to fill in its contours (i.e. I would like to gap fill the lines in this image). I have tried a morphological closing, but using a rectangular kernel ...
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How to choose suitable segmentation process for image processing

Hello I'm new on image processing. I know there are a lot of threshold and region growing algorithms to use. But I would like to know what is the trick for choosing suitable method for an image ? ...
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How to remove the noise without destroying the main edge?

I am working on a project. I want to segment a logo from a car and the picture's size is 3648*2432. The logo is selected by the red rectangle. I extracted this area and turn into gray level. The ...
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Is it possible to hack camera calibration without having access to the camera?

Many times we have a stream of video to process without access to camera. Having access to camera matrix would be beneficial for various processing techniques. Is it possible to hack camera ...
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opencv4Android,How to draw good matches?

I am doing a project on panoramic stitching of Images using openCV4Ansroid and I want to use features2d to draw good matches ...
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Feature Detection on a Circular Metal Surface for Character Recognition

Hello I'm trying to recognize characters on the circular metal surface. Without any preprocessing I could match cropped features with original image. I've actually cropped 2 characters together to ...
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OpenCV Motion Analysis: Optical Flow vs Motion History

OpenCV Motion Analysis Documentation lists multiple techniques for motion tracking: Sparse Optical Flow | calcOpticalFlowPyrLK, Dense Optical Flow | calcOpticalFlowFarneback, and Motion History ...
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How to choose extrinsic parameters when projecting 3d points to 2d points?

I want to use voxel carving to realize the reconstruction of a target. Three cameras placed at orthogonal places as follows: One important step is that I have to back project 3d points to 2d points ...
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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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Why Normalized Cross Correlation Score of different templates is high?

I am using OpenCv's built in template matching function to search for an object in image. I am using Normalized Cross Correlation Method.The function is returning a value which I think indication of ...
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Shape recognition, hough transform

I'm trying to match a picture saying "this is ducks, this is towers" by giving votes from the hough transform of a picture. I've found this article ...
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Does accurate translation estimation using a camera matrix mean the orientation estimation will also be accurate?

Pose Estimation of single camera and planar pattern: If I have an appropriate camera matrix with intrinsic parameters that allows me to calculate translation of the camera relative to a chessboard, ...
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Detecting text lines in image by means of Hough Transform

In my Android App,I have to detect text lines in images.I want to use Hough Transform to detect lines.You can see an image below: I got edges in image by ...
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Image processing: Importance of phase

I was doing some experiment on image processing. I wanted to explore the importance of phase and Magnitude. I followed the following approach: Take 2 image of same dimension. Apply Fourier ...
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Best segmentation method

This is part of my samples ...