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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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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 ...
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Local signal-to-noise ratio for an image

I want to do one of these common experiments to see the effect of increased noise on the performance of a feature detector. To do this add zero mean gaussian noise with fixed sigma to the image and ...
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Find branches in skeleton image using matlab

I have a skeleton image. I am able to detect branchpoints, endpoints and able to label image using BWMorph, BWLabel. Now I want to differntiate between skeleton center line and branches. In short I ...
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How to categorize the images based on Illumination / shadow?

Input: Cropped face or Non Cropped face images. Detailed explanation: My project is face authentication. I am using OpenCV face detector to crop face from images. I am using OpenCV implementation of ...
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Use fourier transform to calculate image pixelation coef in python

I want to calculate a coef of image pixelation to remove bad pictures from a bunch of files. Some pictures results from bad compression and we can see a lot of pixelation on them like img a here: ...
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ROC curve with classification problems

I am working with face anti-spoofing. For classification, the Euclidean distance measure is used. The test image vector is compared with all real image vectors , and the minimum distance is chosen (...
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Trying to make magic color filter for scanned document, but not getting perfect output

I am trying to make a magic color filter for the scanned document but not getting the desired output. In some documents text is distorted in some document, images colors get lost. In some document, ...
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Zone Plate Reconstruction

I am trying to reconstruct the Zone Plate image and am struggling to remove the last remaining aliasing. ShaderToy: https://www.shadertoy.com/view/wdGGWK In the shader above you can see that I am ...
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Detect circle using Hough transform

I am new to image processing and try to learn how to detect circles using the hough transform in Matlab. I have a shortcode that seems to contain no errors but when I run it I get the image but with ...
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How to do colour map in MRI?

For this question, I assume if we do a colour map, it is based on the magnitude of the magnetic strength? After that how do we know where each coordinates belong to? Like for example at p= 0 degrees,...
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Detect valve position without colors

I can't find a solution for my problem and I need your help. I have to create an application to detect if a valve is open or close like this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY92fqmSdfA Some ...
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Determine Gaussian distribution parameters from the signal-to-noise ratio

Is there a straightforward formula for determining the mean and standard deviation of the gaussian distribution followed by noise applied on an image, knowing the signal-to-noise ratio between the ...
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Palmprint Identification - Why do we align the images before we use the Fourier Transform?

I have been reading the paper PALMPRINT IDENTIFICATION BY FOURIER TRANSFORM by WENXIN LI, DAVID ZHANG and ZHUOQUN XU about identifying persons based on an image of their palm, one version of the paper ...
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Matching Coordinates between two images

I am using images and corresponding lidar values for depth estimation CNN. I have RGB images. Corresponding to each RGB images, there is another image representing a subsets of pixels and distances to ...
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SSD object detection - Class score and bbox coordinates computing

How does SSD ( single shot multibox )object detection model computes the the confidence score and the bounding box coordinates, referring to SSD paper, it said that this process is done with the aid ...
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Face image quality assessment

I'm trying to filter out bad face images (with artifacts) generated by StyleGAN. Is there a good image quality measurement mechanism in python for doing this? I've tried using BRISQUE but it is not ...
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How to sharpen hair strands in an image?

I have an image like this: I am trying to build a semantic segmentation and matting model which currently gives an output like this: One can see that some regions between the hair strands are fuzzy....
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Different images between MATLAB and ImageMagick

I'm using ImageMagick 7.0.8-64 Q16 for Windows and MATLAB R2019. I'm doing the same operation (resizing with bicubic interpolation method) in both programs. ImageMagick code: ...
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Detecting enclosed regions in an image

I am having a difficult time searching for this, and I am not sure if it has a general solution, but I thought I would ask. Basically, I am looking to detect the inside of a bounded region, but ...
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Is it possible to read raw voltage values from an iphone CMOS sensor?

I am not an iOS developer, and I'm not sure this is the right place to ask this question, but I was curious whether using the developer sdk (or other means) it is possible to read voltage from the ...
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Efficient image matching technique for small match library set

Background A scene captured from video frames from an Android mobile device camera are to be analyzed in real-time. The scene will contain up to 12 distinct photos. The library images to be matched ...
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Image Processing Perspective Transform

This youtube video shows the current world record for smb1 speedrun, but it is recorded from a phone on a CRT TV. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuVLtaB8uQk Is it possible through perspective ...
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Can “Frame Difference Method' be apllied for ”Motion Detection Based Anti-Theft Project"?

I am new with image processing. I will start to a project named "Motion Detection Based Anti-Theft Project" as i said. I have to use MATLAB and STM32F4 microcontroller in this project. I don't want to ...
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PSNR calculation with float arrays

The PSNR definition provided by wikipedia is often quoted in discussions regarding PSNR and other similarity metrics. Essentially the PSNR calculation has two components: the mean squared error and ...
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Finding Homography Matrix Using Lines

I have some Points and Lines from original image and the corresponding points and lines from top view image. -> I tried to find homography using points Used OpenCV function findHomography(...
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center of oblique viewed disk with known radius

I also posted this on the math stackExchange, but it also fits to this forum, so I hope it's fine to post it here as well. I'm working on an issue related to image processing that I simply cannot ...
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Localized Gamma Correction

Question: Is there an algorithm that does (what I would call) "localized" gamma correction? That is, applying different gamma corrections on different parts of an image, using a masking filter or ...
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What is the different of Maximum Aposteriori Probability (MAP) method and image registration with reconstruction in multi image super resolution?

I am working on multi image super resolution (MISR) for thermal imaging. I have read several papers and slide about it but there are some confussions. First, I know that the basic of MISR is combining ...
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Measures of edge image continuity and connectivity

Suppose I have a scalar image $I:\mathbb{Z}_{1,m} \times \mathbb{Z}_{1,n}\rightarrow [0,1]\subset \mathbb{R}$, where $\mathbb{Z}_{1,m} = \{1,\ldots, m\}$. (For instance, computed as the (scaled) ...
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Deriving transformation from input and output images

I will preface this by saying that my undergrad signal processing course is very far back... Context: I am comparing images of global illumination (GI) passes. I want to be able to change the ...
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Implementing rotation in frequency domain and map it back to spatial domain

Please consider the following small example: ...
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What are the Red-Black Wavelets transformation for color (RGB) images?

I am looking for Red-Black Wavelet transform implementation on internet but I am unable to find it. Or How wavelets can be used for Images. Please help if you know how wavelets can be used for images.
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How to make ground-truth image for document image binarization task?

The two images are from DIBCO (Document Image Binarization Contest). The objective is to find a solution to binarize the top image (original image) to be similar to the bottom one (ground-truth image)....
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Image processing and object detection in sales force automation

We have a specific requirement in our sales force automation product. Requirement in merchandising module There is one shelf check activity in merchandising where salesman is capturing which ...
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Logical Steps to segmenting Lung Fissure Structures

I am given the task to do the Lung Major Fissure Segmentation in a CT image to find it's position in an image. This is what a Major Fissue looks like: https://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/rad/cxr/...
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need tool to identify most focussed image in a series

I have a situation where I am sent a series of photographs of hand-written documents (quite old, from 1850-s). Each photo is done just as you and I would photo a page from a book, so not a ...
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Develop a simple image classification system by using Laplacian of Gaussian (LoG)

I am tring to write a simple CAD system to classify some images within two groups by using Laplacian of Gaussian (LoG). I am using scikit-image for this tasks and I want to use DNN in keras to train a ...
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BRIEF feature vector random point sampling 3rd method

When using the BRIEF algorithm to generate a feature vector, 5 methods are provided for selecting 2 random points inside a feature point patch. The 3rd method is described as follows: Let consider ...
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How to partition collagen into separate fibers?

I have a picture representing collagen fibers of a tissue: Image is binary consisting of a background (pixels with value 0) and white collagen (pixels with value 1). A zoomed in section of an image ...
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What is the difference between positive matrix coefficients and negative matrix coefficients of an audio?

I have turned an audio file into an one dimensional array by using audioread function in matlab and found several positive and negative fractional coefficient values.What is the basic difference of ...
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Questions about Optical Flow implementations

I have some doubts related to some of the optical flow implementations. How to compute angular error for optical flow algorithms? I know the formula for computing, $\theta=\arccos(\vec{v}_c\cdot\vec{...
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What is the name and theory behind a basic motion filter with background update?

I am working on machine vision task. I am using openCV in Python. I need to detect motion. Best would be if I can calculate the difference between the new image and background. However, the ...
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Detect Colors in an image using opencv python

How to find different colors present in an image? Is K means clustering enough or any other simple way of doing it using opencv exist?
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Understanding Upsampling Filter in Laplacian Pyramid

For the construction of a laplacian pyramid, images are downscaled and then upscaled again. My question is what is a wise decision of the kernel mask for the upscaling task ? In more detail, lets say ...
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Kalman Filter in Vision - Constant Velocity Model - Units

Let's assume we have series of frames with a known object. I want to track the object using Kalman filter using constant velocity / acceleration models. My questions are: (i) Which model to use? CV ...