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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pre-processing to improve feature detector before tracking

I am trying to make tracking for soccer player, I need to detect features from this player and then estimate the distance difference of these pixels over number of frames. first I have to detect the ...
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what is in intuitive explanation of local derivative pattern (LDP)?

Zhang et al. proposed the LDPs for face recognition . They considered the LBP as the nondirectional first-order local pattern operator and extended it to higher orders ( th-order) called the LDP. is ...
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Sobel Filter Operatios

I have an image which has a vertical line which is 2 pixels wide and 4 pixels long and the remaining image is black. Now I want to find the edges in the vertical direction and for that I use the ...
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Looking for a better way to posterize or normalize the colors of an image

I have very little experience with image processing or signal processing in general, but I'm willing to learn. I've been experimenting with a way to, uh... "flatten" the colors of certain kinds of ...
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Haralick features, am I approaching this correctly?

I'm trying to personalise a custom CBIR by adding more features not only based on colour, but based on textures' features. What I don't know is if I'm approaching this well with Haralick's features. ...
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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 pixels if ...
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CLAHE - Redistributing excess pixels among histogram bins

In order to clip an image's histogram to a maximum value, according to the CLAHE algorithm, the excess pixels (above the clip limit) will be distributed equally among all the histogram bins (While ...
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Image warping with subpixel accuracy

I am trying to test the sub-pixel accuracy of an optical flow method and need to generate some synthetic data to do so. I start with an image $I_0$, which is a Perlin noise image and a set of sub-...
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Aligning frames with common elements

I am new to image processing and had the following question: I have take some 512-px grayscale images. The images were take in such a way that all images were of the same spot, but there was some ...
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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 implement HOG with trilinear interpolation by Matlab?

I am studying HOG. I have find the code code1 and code2 about HOG. However, both of them don't implement trilinear interpolation. I have also read some websites, including web1 and web2. I still don't ...
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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 of ...
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What are the keywords to find an algorithm that detects embossed text from a 3d model?

Currently I am doing an acadmic research about an idea which came into my mind lately. I have a 3d model and I want to extract embossed text .. anyone knows any papers? or if it is already proposed? ....
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Looking to understand line artifacts in “overscanned” image

Essentially I'm looking for an explanation how the second image results from a capture of the original. Possibly you've seen something like this before and you can tell just from looking at the result ...
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how to get segmented OPTIC DISC from retinal image?

i have been segmented some image of retina. but the result is not good as i hope. for one image i can get good segmentation, like this image my code is from some reference in internet, in below i ...
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Image super resolution algorithm in Matlab

I'm trying to implement a simple Image super resolution algorithm (DWT-Based Resolution Enhancement ) in the following paper http://www.ripublication.com/aeee/52_pp%20%20%20405-412.pdf I tried to ...
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Fingerprint minutiae matching

I am working in a fingerprint recognition project using C code running on embedded system. After processing the fingerprint image, I have the minutiae now. I tried to matching two sets of minutiae by ...
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Polygon Segmentation technique

I am working on Automated GUI components Segmentation problem. My Images are very simple as it has GUI components such as Buttons, text box and other polygons as you can see in the diagram (a). ...
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Are discrete wavelet transform based statistical features invariant to rotation/translation/scale?

I'm reading a paper where image classification is done. Their approach is to use the discrete wavelet transform with bi-orthogonal wavelets of degree 3.5 and decomposition of level 3 on images. Based ...
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Question About Linear and Circular Convolution - 1D and 2D

We know that applying a filter on an image is called correlation or convolution depending on the filter angle. In Gonzalez I have read that we can apply linear convolution on an image. Here I have a ...
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Detecting inset images/videos from a video

I want to detect multiple rectangles in a video, each of which features a different content, but running simultaneously. This is typically seen during debates on news channels. For example, in the ...
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Gonzalez question solution

If I have the histogram of an input image as Gaussian probability density function of the form: $$P_r(r)=\dfrac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}\sigma}e^{-\dfrac{(r-\mu)^2}{2\sigma^2}} $$ where: $\mu$ and $\sigma$ ...
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Interpolation methods for radar and acoustic imaging and potential pitfalls

A) What are the most common methods used to remap data for current generation imaging radars and acoustic sensors? B) What are some of the pitfalls in these methods? For example, in the past, at ...
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Ways to find three curves from palm image

I am asked to extract three curves from palm images. original image expected result. The curves has lower intensity than ...
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Feature selection of Gabor filter

I am working with Gabor filter with level set method here. As you known, gabor filter gave many filter output. Some of them is not necessary. Could you suggest to me some method that can choose best ...
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Visual regression test - Extract elements of GUI-Screenshot - MSER OpenCV

For a visual regression test I need to compare screenshots of webpages (different release-versions). I started with pixel by pixel compare. Actually I split the screenshot in different parts (maybe ...
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Train a Cascade Object Detector in MATLAB

I am trying to train a cascade object detector in MATLAB using the built in functionality from the Computer Vision Toolbox. I’ve taken 500 photo’s of the sole of my shoe. Every photo is taken from ...
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filtering out specific waves in scattering pattern

I have the following (experimental) image, with its correponding raw data in .csv format here. The pattern represents the scattering of a laser field off a point defect located in the center. One can ...
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How to get the quaternionic analytic signal of a image?

The 2D discrete image signal's quaternionic fourier transform can be described as F(u,v), and its 2D analytic signal often be described as: $$ F_q(u,v) = (1 + \mbox{sgn}(u))(1 + \mbox{sgn}(v)) F(u,v) ...
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No proper kmeans clustering of images in matlab

I am having 1200 face images in my training set.There are 2989 test face images. I am using eigen faces (PCA) for feature extraction. I am using kmeans clustering. I even tried all 2989 test face ...
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Impact of different padding schemes in Frequency domain image filtering

I understand, that image padding is necessary in order to prevent wrap-around effects due to circular convolution. My set of questions are related to different padding schemes. Zero Padding is easy ...
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Image Registration C#

I'm trying to fuse different images of the same scene which each image have a different focus. I've been told that first I have to perform an image registration to the images. Right now, the result ...
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Can the Fast Fourier transform be used to compute the magnitude of moiré

I am experimenting with image down-sampling and would like to calculate a numerical magnitude for alias-induced moiré patterns. Is it possible to do this by analyzing the frequency-domain (FFT) of ...
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The relationship between zero level set and thickness information

I have one problem that need you help. I am try to find the relationship between active contour and thickness information. For defination of thickness we can find at thickness measuring and active ...
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Image objects dispersion and diversity measures

I have images like below: I want to find some measures describing black spots dispersion and diversity. First measures I use are mass center off all black spots, mean area of spot, stdev of area ...
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How to understand energy function in thin plate splines?

guys! I have carried out some experiments using matlab warp tools from here. But the results are not good, so I decide to read its original paper Principal Warps: Thin-Plate Splines and the ...
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question about the frequency of Gabor filters

The Fourier transform of 2D Gabor filters is shown below: F is the radial frequency of the Gabor functions. Another parameter Fm is denoted as highest central frequency. Fr is the constant frequency ...
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motion detection within a poor contrast image

I have a C# desktop application. Its purpose is to detect motion changes between consecutive frames. Currently I am using the excellent Emgu wrapper to OpenCV. Now, I know this question may seem ...
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GLOBAL THRESHOLDING using histogram

There is a recursive way of finding threshold in the image using histogram that are biomodal, and is as follows: An automated procedure for bimodal histograms : Select an initial estimate of T ...
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Sparsity limits of compressed sensing - is this right?

Compressed sensing (CS) guarantees exact object recovery (or with high probability) given a) sufficient measurements are taken in a sparse basis which is b) incoherent vis-a-vis a given object ...
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Segmentation based on peak values

I have a 2D array/matrix (something like an image, but it's not an actual image) with values from 0 to X (in this case 180). and I have a 1D array/Vector that has the occurrence frequency of these ...
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Thresholding for Movement Classification

I have an application which creates a Gaussian model of the background based on consecutive frame difference and auto-generates a threshold for separating no-changes to movements. The application ...
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Limitation of Wiener filter in image denoising

In image processing, up to which value of mean and variance can a Wiener filter be used to denoise the image? Wiener filtering can be used when variance of the noisy image is low, but I don't know ...
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Analysing 3D image FFT

I'm looking for a way to visually inspect the amplitude of frequency components in a 3D image that I have taken the fftn of in matlab. Does anyone have any idea how to go about this?
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Errata Corridge in Gabor Filter Documentation and Frequency Response

I have a really simple question regarding this tutorial I found on Gabor filters. Check the very beginning section, equations (1), (2), (3) and (4). Is there any chance that equation (4) is missing ...
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Geometric models to discard image features

I am working on the implementation of a location recognition pipeline as detailed in the section 5.4 of the paper Leveraging 3D City Models for Rotation Invariant Place-of-Interest Recognition: ...
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How to compute sinc period in frequency domain and width of pulse

I have an image convoluted by a rectangular PSF of a blur kernel. The fourier transform of the PSF has pattern of a sinc function: $\frac{\tau sin(\pi \tau f)}{\pi f}$. The image size is 256x256. ...
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Finding circle in binary image (R, not matlab)

How would I go about extracting the circular area of a binary image which looks like: The two rods emerging from the side of the circle are noise. I know of the hough transform in Matlab. However, I ...
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Evaluation of Keypoint Detector and Feature Descriptor Combos for Vehicle Detection

I am currently doing a research project into the effectiveness of different keypoint detector and feature descriptor combinations for the task of vehicle detection. At the moment I am using a SVM for ...
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Separating similiar object in an image

I have posted a question on Stackoverflow and was suggested to post here. Please refer this question for the images: Similar Question: I have used SURF Keypoints and a FLANN Based matcher and ...