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Questions tagged [image]

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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Elimination of image blurring using noise model restoration techniques

How can the blurring be eliminated from image using the noise model restoration process techniques? To my knowledge the answer must be filter.If yes,then which filter is used?
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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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Why is correlation involved? - Axis Rescaling for a 2D axes - brightfield illumination microscopy of blood cells

for 1D axis rescaling, you use a FOV calculation len_pixel=total_magnification * len_specimen_in_pixel len_specimen_in_pixel=len_pixel/total_magnification and then to get the axes rescaled, you do ...
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Texture model of Active appearence model

I am working in a face detection project and currently I am trying to understand Active Apperance Model.I have understood how Active Shape Model algorithm works which is the shape model of the AAM ...
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Are There Common Values of Standard Deviation for Gaussian Noise of an Image?

For example, it occurs to me that there might be a standard deviation value of Gaussian noise in which the human eye could no longer distinguish an object because the standard deviation is very high ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for zero padding in image processing?

I see there are a lot of answers on why zero padding is necessary and how it avoids wrapping around the sides of images. However is there a rule of thumb on how much padding will be good for the image ...
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How to detect the maximum resolvable spatial frequency of camera?

I am trying to calculate the minimum line pixel width that can be distinguished from noise as shown in the camera test chart in Figure 1 where the thinner lines on the left are getting more and more ...
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How does phase relate to motions in an image?

There is lots of research based on exaggerating motions by decomposing an image into complex sub-bands using pyramid representations such as the complex steerable pyramid and manipulating phase ...
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Recover Audio from Spectrogram Image

I have applied transformation(Constant Q Transformation) to my audio time domain signal, this gives me Frequency vs Time representation. Now, the CQT values consists of complex values(84*260), but ...
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Why does White Noise in images imply noise in adjacent pixels are independent?

My professor said in the class that for "Additive White noise, the noise in pixels adjacent to each other are independent". How? This is what I have got so far: White noise implies that PSD (Power ...
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Edge detection for bio-film filaments

I have this image of bio-film filaments growing in a matrix and would like to extract just the filaments from the image to calculate the angle at which they are growing. What techniques would be best ...
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Feature normalization (scaling) for Hyperspectral images

have been straggling with the concept of feature normalization for the hyperspectral images. Respect to my problem I have attached a picture of my problem which clearly stands the issue which I have.
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Filter a picture by its color spectrum

I want to split an image in half and remove all colors from one half which aren't present in the other half. I already converted the image from RGB to YCBCR but I'm not sure (from a theoretical ...
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What principles to use, in order to create field that will be read by OCR?

I currently have an invoice, where some numbers are written by hand, and I would need to read them automatically. My past experience is that people who write numbers will them write in so many ...
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Performing DFT twice on an image. Why am I getting an inverted image? [duplicate]

I was asked to perform DFT on an image twice as a part of my school assignment. Why am I getting a blurry inverted image when I perform DFT on an image twice? Sorry, I'm new to image processing and ...
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Multifractal analysis of an image using wavelets

I want to measure the fractal character of images using a wavelet approach (if possible) in python. (E.g., maybe things like roughness, anisotropy, or just the fractal dimension - perhaps just ...
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How do piecewise affine transformation work?

How can piecewise affine transform be used to warp an arbitrary collection of input landmark coordinates to a corresponding set of base coordinates? Can anyone give any physical examples, the book I ...
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Zoom an image with respect to a given image

I posted this question in stack overflow, but I think it is more appropriate here: I have a reference image - 'image_01.png' of size 200x200 and resolution 72 px/in. I have another image 'image_02....
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How to increase the sharpness of the image using convolution matrix?

I am using 3 X 3 convolution matrix to obtain an sharpness image. But the output result obtain from the above matrix is not much sharpen image. How to increase the sharpness of the image ? Ya i am ...
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When does a color channel such as RGB carry more info than a grayscale channel or image?

Typically a gray-scale image gives us more information about an image in terms of a signal processing problem. But when does a color channel carry more info than a gray-scale channel? I understand ...
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Is it possible to reconstruct the original image from Laplacian pyramid?

In our computer vision course, my professor said we can reconstruct the original image from the Laplacian pyramid. It just feels to me that information is lost after doing subsampling and upsampling. ...
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Brightness equalization between different images

I am dealing with a proprietary whole slide image format from 3DHistech, namely MRXS. This image is produced by scanning a glass slide biopsy. The scanner takes pictures at certain positions which ...
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What should I know about Morphological processing [duplicate]

i'm studying my first year as technical student , and we are studying image processing, so last week we got delivered a topic to work on : Morphological processing /opening , i'm trying to dig deeper ...
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How can I trace a path around an image consisting of only black and white lines?

I'm looking for a way to trace a closed curve (i.e. a long list of pixel values all connected by lines in between) that approximates a bitmap image of black and white lines. The image starts out as ...
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“Image Processing” [closed]

I'm an Italian student. I'm studying Gnu Radio and I would like to upload a photo, can I upload it with "file image source" or other blocks? I need to make FFT of an a image. -> image 2D Thank you ...
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Edge detection in a crack pattern image

Here's an image of a cracked pattern. I wish to convert it to binary image where the continuous crack lines form the only discernible pixels. The main problems I am having in the lack of uniform ...
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Image processing - Why is sum of values of a blurring filter = 1?

Usually, blurring filters have the sum of all the values in the filter matrix equal to $1$. Why is it so?
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How many moments are needed for a discrete distributions

I am doing a project on imaging and I have a more general question about imaging. In general we use the moments of the distribution of the object imaged, because the capture information about the ...
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Can an untilted perspective of an object be obtained from a 2D image of a tilted object using angular transformations?

I'm trying to make a height estimation algorithm that works in tandem with a bounding box object detector. The object detector can recognise the objects in images taken at pitch/yaw angular offsets. ...
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How to determine if a pixel is inside a contour?

I have following picture which I extract the contour from. The contour looks like following I am wondering, for any pixel in the image, how do I determine if it is inside the contour or not? Say "...
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Is this jumbled image due to difference between Matlab and Python slicing?

When I import an image from Matlab I get the following jumbled image rather than the (224x224x3 RGB) image of a single elephant I expected I write the image from Matlab as a binary file ...
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How can I remove flickering background in a video?

I have a black and white video taken with a high speed camera and I notice a background flickering coming from my LED light. The images alternate from dim to bright and it makes the videos quite ...
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How to produce the Semantic Segmentation Dataset?

I am preparing my own synthetic data-set, to pre-train my deep learning model. I have produced images and there corresponding masks using some python scripts, but I am not able to find the way of ...
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why multiply grayscale images by 256

I am a newbie in image processing. in an open source code for convolution neural networks, the author is multiplying a gray scale image from MNIST dataset by 256. Please can any one tell me why? ...
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Image brightness and contrast adjustment on stereo image pairs

I have a pair of stereo images captured with two different cameras. They differ in brightness and contrast as they were not captured with global shutter cameras. I need to apply semi global matching ...
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opencv otsu binarization not working

I tried to apply opencv OTSU binarization on the following image, but it generate a black image. Here is the following python code: ...
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How to properly filter an image in the frequency domain using matlab

my problem is the next: I´m starting to understand the world of image processing and I´ve been kind of bugged with the idea of filtering images in frequency domain. I have made a test programm in ...
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general n-dimensional name of Pixel and Voxel

In 2D images we call the smallest picture elements pixels, in 3D images we call them Voxels (for volume pixels). I was wondering if there is a word that can denote them both (pixel and voxel), and ...
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What are some current algorithm(s) for finding if two images are copies of each other?

Could anyone enlighten me on what are the current best ways to detect if two images are the same (i.e. a copy or edited copy of each other)? What feature detection method do they use (SIFT, DWT, pixel ...
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SSIM(YUV) vs SSIM(Y): values very different

I'm seeing some weird results when trying to compare image qualities in a few different color spaces. Have a look at my graph: I want to compare with another publication, which reported PSNR(YUV) and ...
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Is there a way to measure each pixel's content in an image somehow?

Is there a way to measure each pixel's content in an image somehow? Like can I interpret each color as some kind of a single value, rather than a triplet? Perhaps I can think of them as $\mathbb{R}^...
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Print Image from pixel data - Matlab

I have the pixel data of an image in a 1x256 vector where each cell represents a pixel of a 16x16 image. I have written the following code in Matlab but I am not getting what is expected as an output ...
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Algorithm/Code for finding surface shape of an image?

Is it possible to find the surface shape of an image as mentioned in the reference question ? If I find the unknowns of the equation , then what should be my next step in determining the shape of the ...
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10 bit pixels convert to RGB

I have a camera which is providing me raw, binary data with 10 bit data. It follows the Bayer pattern RGGB, and each pixel is saved using 16 bit chunks. I am able to demosaic the image almost ...
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Creating derivative images, based on original, that can only be visually understood when stacked

I've been thinking about this for a while. What I have been trying to accomplish is a way of taking an image (png specifically, or any other format that allows transparency) and generating N ...
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How to see the amplitude of each frequency?

do you know software that exports spectrograms to images of 500x22000 pixels? all the spectrograms that I know show diffused frequencies and it does not look very good I just want to see the amplitude ...
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sharpness in DCT domain image

How can we calculate the sharpness of Discrete Cosine Transform domain of an image?Is it worthy in image quality assessment?
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How to reconstruct an image from s-parameters in Matlab?

I have a set of data which is the s-parameter (s11), consisting of 2 columns ($1001 \times 2$). The first column represents the frequency and the second column is the magnitude in dB. I need to use ...
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How to obtain the relative position (coordinates) of SIFT feature from image center coordinates?

I have extracted SIFT features (keypoints and descriptors) of training set and saved in an inverted index form. My question is how can I calculate the coordinates of each visual features in an image ...
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Transform RGB image to *look like* Infrared

Context: I'm trying to improve a pose estimation model so that it works better when my camera is in Infrared mode. Unfortunately I only have RGB images to train on. I realize that you can't convert ...