Questions tagged [computer-vision]

Computer vision includes methods of processing, analyzing, images and high-dimensional data to form high level understanding and recognition of the scene or images.

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what is $1/f$ property of the visual world?

I was watching a talk by Edward H. Adelson on the perception of materials and surfaces. He mentions a $1/f$ property of the visual world. He says: low frequencies are prevalent than high ...
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basic hsb skin detection, neon illumination

i hope this is the right place to ask. otherways sorry for my mistake and pleace advice me a better site. i'm trying to implement a super simple skin detector using some range of hsb image. i'm using ...
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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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Estimating Plane Pose Without Knowledge of Intrinsic Camera Parameters

Assume a camera has no skew, and has square pixels, that is, its camera-calibration matrix, $K$, looks like: $$ K = \left[\begin{matrix} \alpha&0&u_x\\0&\alpha&u_y\\0&0&1 \end{...
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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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Recover myself from Dilate and Erode for noise reduction

i have obtained some skin detection map (i post below two example of detection map). but, i'm using a normal webcam and the map is noisy. Not a lot, just a bit. I think i can remove noise only with ...
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Obtain motion between image features by means of the homography matrix

I have been reading several really good answers about how to obtain camera pose (rotation, translation, etc), such as this one and this one, but I am not sure how this applies to my problem. My ...
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After advice about detecting focus quality of objects in a photo detected using YoloV3

I've spent the last couple of days playing with YoloV3, and have had very good results. My use case is sports photography, and the object detection for people/bikes etc is very very good, I'm very ...
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why the sum of masks should be one?

I am studying pyramids (expanding and reducing) and I am a newbie. Why sum of the convolution mask should be one when we are using Gaussian distribution? According to When should the sum of all ...
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Camera Calibration using Single Input Image

Given a camera, permanently located at the same position, angle and distance from what is being captured, and a single calibration image ( a row of vertical lines [ | | | | ] ), how would one go about ...
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Sobel Vs Gaussian Derivative

What would be the most significant difference when using either a sobel filter or a gaussian-derivative filter, apart from the obvious difference of the size of the 2 filters?
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what is difference between structure image and texture image

I am working in Computer Vision. One thing is confusing me, the difference between structure image and texture image. Both are looking same. but i read few papers, which showing that both are ...
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relation between luminance and eigen values of an image

There are some research papers in the literature which apply Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) on an image to decompose the image matrix into U, ...
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How do I understand Fourier descriptors more visually and intuitively?

I read the book Image Processing, Vision and Machine Vision and find the concept Fourier descriptors hard to understand, although literally its derivation is somewhat reasonable. Can anyone give me a ...
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What is the difference between domain and range filtering?

In the context of image processing, I have heard the expressions "domain filtering" and "range filtering". What do these terms refer to? What is the difference between them?
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What do the 1D filters represent when using imfilter?

I am reading the source code of an algorithm that is used to process an image. While reading this source code (and others), I've found lines of code of the form ...
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Calibration (intrinsic) parameters of a virtual camera with some known information

I need the calibration matrix of my simulated camera, I am trying to fully comprehend and follow the steps from Step by Step Camera Pose Estimation for Visual Tracking and Planar Markers as well as ...
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How to represent a given equation more clear, profressional and short form?

I have a image $U_{m \times n}:\Omega \to \mathbb R^2$, the output $P$ can be define as $$P=\mu J_{m \times n} - U$$ where $\mu = \max \{ u_{ij} : 1 \leq i \leq m, 1 \leq j \leq n\}$, $J_{m \times n}$...
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Can anyone suggest good algorithms for CBIR?

Project: Content Based Image Retrieval - Semi-supervised (manual tagging is done on images while training) Description I have 1000000 images in the database. The training is manual (supervised) - ...
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MatLab - Can not detect all lines in a “simple” image using houghlines

I try to detect all lines in an image with some common geometric figures. The obvious choice, hough of MATLAB wouldn't print out the desired results. I used the ...
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FIXED POINT conversion Problem (DSP)

Actually after reading the data from ADC is an $Q15$ format (ie. ADC supports 0-3.3v, ADC is an unipolar type). then the $Q15$ data is converted to $q31$ format ($Q31$ value = $q15_{data}$ <<16)....