Questions tagged [image-processing]

In general, image processing is any form of signal processing for which the input is an image, such as a photograph or video frame.

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Box filter approximations for oriented gabor filters

I'm currently working on a library to generate synthetic fingerprints using the SFinGe method (by Maltoni, Maio and Cappelli) link :http://biolab.csr.unibo.it/research.asp?organize=Activities&...
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Realtime image-stitching using a CMOS camera array

I am very new to DSP so please excuse any brevity... I have to design a 4x4 CMOS camera array and stitch the images together for further processing... I have tried doing that with opencv but the ...
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Anisotropic Diffusion Filter - Intuition Behind Parameters

I need to know what is iteration and divergence in anisotropic diffusion filter technique. Isotropic diffusion $$\frac{\partial I(x, y, z)}{\partial t}={\rm div}\left[c\cdot \nabla I\left(x, y, ...
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Region growing Vs Clustering

In image processing, how do region growing and clustering differ from each other? There are many papers like clustering based on region growing. I couldn't able to draw a fine line between these two ...
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Artifacts in image after super resolution using delaunay triangulation in MATLAB

i have to do super resolution of two low resolution images to obtain a high resolution image. 1st image is taken as base image and the second image is registered with respect to it . i used SURF ...
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Landmark Extraction via Kinect

I am working on a SLAM algorithm as part of my research and I am having issues reliably extracting landmarks from sensor (Kinect) data. (I've never dealt with machine vision before.) I am looking ...
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Image watermarking in wavelet domain (data hiding in images)

I am working and researching on Image watermarking/steganography and I'm stuck at a point and want to know which technique is better in image processing for data hiding. Bit Plane Complexity ...
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Phase of an image in the frequency domain

The following picture is amplitude and phase of an image filtered using Gabor filter in the frequency domain. I'm trying to reproduce the results, I'm getting valid results for the amplitude I think, ...
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Finding areas covered by features

I have an image as attached The blue to yellow to red points are the points of interest the algorithm found, while the pink points are the radius per point. This maps pretty fine, but the issue I am ...
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Affine detector + SIFT descriptor

I am approaching to the Oxford Buildings dataset which contains already computed SIFT descriptors from affine detected keypoint locations. Usually SIFT detector provides to its detected keypoints ...
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Could someone please explain to me about Directional Filter Bank?

I'm learning about Directional Filter Banks for my Thesis about Image Enhancement. I read it from some papers (Bamberger(1992) and Park(2004)) but I still cannot understand it clearly in detail. Could ...
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Compare luminosity beetween groups of images

We have a set of images which are immunofluorescence stainings of mice brain slices. These image show the expression level of a marked protein. We have two groups of mice, which underwent behavioral ...
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Why do object-boundaries look better on a badly rectified image?(openCV stereo correspondence)

I got 2 pictures which is almost parallel, and not positioned very far from each other. I'm using OpenCV to try to create a disparity map (Stereo correspondence). Because I'm trying to use it in a ...
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Phong Reflection Model Parameters

Question: Can anyone refer me the Phong reflection model parameters for a face image taken for web-cam? Details: I am doing 3D reconstruction of 2D images using 3D Morphable Model as in this paper ...
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There are other shape properties scale-rotation invariant except HuMoment?

There are other shape properties scale-rotation invariant except HuMoment? There are example that show me how can i implement them? I find this example in c++ https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Fourier transform of images and phase filters

What are the known possibilities to date for filtering the phases of an image and what are they used for? Phases are used in some edge detection algorithms. They are also used for cross correlation of ...
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How to recognize a zebra crossing from top view using OpenCV?

How to recognize a zebra crossing from top view using OpenCV? It is not a straight zebra crossing - it has some twists and turns. I have some ideas: parallel line detection, but the available ...
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STASM or AAM which is more efficient

I am working in face detection and recognition project. I am using STASM for face detction and locating face landmarks. On googling I found AAM (Active Appearance Model) and found that it is also used ...
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OpenCV detecting elbow

I have to detect my elbow. I'm able to produce an image in which I'm facing the camera, standing before it and my arms are in my body plane(body plane is plane containing my head,chest,and legs)(i.e. ...
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KLT tracker implementation

I'm working on a object tracker based on KLT algorithm using matlab. Can anybody guide me how I can find the features and calculate the distance in the sequence of the frames? Thanks.
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Fast and Slow motion video detection using Optical Flow

I'm trying to calculate a "video motion" value in a given video sequence, meaning how fast or slow motion the video is. For instance, if a video is about a car racing, the value is high. Whereas if ...
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Removing striped noise from an image

I was just wondering if anyone could explain to me the approach one would take to removing striped noise from the fourier domain of an image. I was reading an article about MRI image from 1 just ...
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Size filtering on binary images

I have noisy images from which I extract the contours using OpencCV's findCountours, which performs binarization internally. This results in innumerable small ...
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How can I detect the tree rings?

I'm looking for the way to detect the tree rings automatically in the wood dist image. Using the matlab, I have removed the background, and binarized the image. How can I detect the white and black ...
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drawing a line from where the tires meet the ground

I followed these steps to write a program in Matlab to detect the edge of the wheels where they meet the ground. Step 1. read the image Step 2. k-means segmentation Step 3. Dynamic binarization ...
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Robust custom watermark algorithms?

I'm doing research on image and audio watermarking, and so far I've read some literature in order to get basic introduction and good initial understanding of this topic. Right now I'm reading book "...
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Recreating an image from random samples?

Assume that I have samples from an image, but the samples aren't on a grid, but instead there are multiple lowres versions of the original where the sampling locations are slightly jittered, so the ...
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How to create 3D signed distance function?

I am trying to segment a 3D shape using levelset. I want to track shape movement in consecutive frames. Now I want to create a signed distance function matrix for ...
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Implementing Edge Preserving Diffusion (Anisotropic Diffusion)

I am trying to implement edge preserving diffusion. Recall the general diffusion equation to be: $$\DeclareMathOperator{\Div}{div}\delta_t u = \Div(g \nabla u)$$ Where $g$ is the speed of the ...
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How to harvest the highest amount of information from an image?

I wrote a script that detects objects, crops the part of the image where an object is located and tries to increase the quality of cropped image. The object detection runs tensorflow. To increase ...
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Concept of scales in Gabor filter

I've been reading about Gabor filters, and there is a concept of scale. While I understand that Gabor features help in analyzing both the frequency and orientations of an image, what is the idea of ...
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Understanding performance of Lucas Kanade Iterative Image Registration Technique

I am reading the paper: Lucas, B. D., & Kanade, T. (1981). An iterative image registration technique with an application to stereo vision. I am having some trouble understanding section 4.3 ...
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How do I denoise a microscope image?

I'm working in a computer vision project, where the goal is to detect some specific parasites, but now that I have the images, I noticed that they have a watermark that specifies the microscope ...
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Fresnel transform over image

You can recommend the literature or tell you what the Fresnel Transform does to the image. I realized that this describes the passage of a light wave through an optical element, but I need to ...
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Sum of Squared Intensity Difference for block matching with ORB features, c++

I am trying to implement feature matching algorithm between image reference and image current. The pipeline is as follows: ...
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Is there any way to do 3D (Voxel Data) feature detection?

In the 2D image processing, there are ways to find and match features of the image (like corner of the edges). However, I could not find the equivalent of that in the 3D-voxel data (Here voxel means a ...
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Extracting signal from data using Otsu thresholding in MATLAB?

I am very new to signal processing. I am trying to extract a signal from my data using otsu threholding but it's not fully accurate. In this case I know that there is going to be a single signal in ...
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What do we mean by spectrum?

Consider the context of image processing and computer vision, and, in particular, discrete Fourier transform. For example, in the sentence In the Discrete Time Fourier Transform the forward ...
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Crop all written letters from single image

Above image has handwritten hindi / deavanagari letters all on a single image. Task is to Prepare a dataset from the given assignment.jpg image using image processing tools Idon't have clarity ...
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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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Confusion regarding lacunarity of koch curves with same fractal dimension but different orders

I'm trying to use the concept of lacunarity to classify images, as per how a few research papers have done it. To verify whether my equations and implementation are correct, I'm trying to verify the ...
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What are the differences between Gaussian down-sampling and bicubic down-sampling in Matlab? Which is more accurate for simulating low resolution?

I see in some of the technical papers, good practice for downsampling is to first pass the image through a Gaussian Filter and then take sampling to avoid problems like aliasing and so on. However, ...
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Bundle adjustment optimization parameters

While reading the Wikipedia article on Bundle adjustment, I came across the following objective function used to represent the bundle adjustment problem. I have two questions regarding this objective ...
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On Human (Face) Detection

There are many face detection and recognition algorithms and APIs out there; however, most of them can produce same results for paintings and avatars as for human face. So, is there any specific ...
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Burst Deblurring algorithm - Understanding the results

I've attempt to implement the algorithm from the paper "Burst Deblurring: Removing Camera Shake Through Fourier Burst Accumulation". The main idea is to take several frames of the same scene, each ...
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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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How can I detect pipeline cracks using OpenCV and Python?

I have developed a robot that captures images of the pipeline interior as it moves. The requirement was to be able to detect cracks inside. So far i tried several OpenCV codes that find the crack ...
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Excluding points too close to a set of coordinates

I was wondering if anyone can help me. My ultimate aim is to take an image like the one shown and draw line between the white and black blobs that show a direction and output the coordinates in the ...
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Fast morphological erosion/dilation with variable window sizes

I want to perform the following operation on an image: consider a square window around every pixel, find the maximum value in this window, and replace the central pixel value with this maximum value. ...
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Relation between variance of gaussian noise and intensity variance in Bilateral filter

So I implemented the code for bilateral filter from here and ran it for various values of spatial sigma and intensity sigma. I noticed that when I add gaussian noise to an image with variance say 0.02,...