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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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Combining two images with different resolutions?

I am attempting to combine two radar images, each of which is a 3-dimensional cube with a range dimension, an azimuth angle dimension, and an elevation angle dimension. One image has high azimuth ...
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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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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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Perceptually Corresponding Error Map

Is there any better measurement of error between two images than just taking pixel value differences? The problem I am tackling is stitching images containing "sensitive" objects, such as moving ...
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How do 2D DCT basis functions interact to produce 8x8 JPEG tiles?

This section is a bit of an intro. If you want to skip directly to where the problem is explicitly outlined, skip to the bottom of this post. Please note that I'm not hip with mathematical lingo, so ...
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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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Best focus image of stack

I am trying to find the image which has the optimum focus of a focus stack (10 images). I am able to find the best two images by using the minimum gray intensity values but now the problematic part ...
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Obtaining the size of objects from an image

My objective is to be able to obtain the size, in pixels, of objects in images I'm receiving from a camera. I've tried two approaches thus far, both working to some extent, and I'm wondering if there'...
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Classify areas of an image based on color

I have some tree canopy images that I would like to process, but not sure how to get started as image processing is a little outside my area of expertise. Any help would be appreciated. I have tree ...
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What filters are used in this picture?

What filters are used to get an image like one on the left? I need to find the body pose of a person in a picture.
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Log LUT applied before bebayering vs applied to RGB

In order to get more detail when encoding the blacks, a log LUT is going to be applied to the pixel values. Like gamma, the logical place to do it in the image processing pipeline is after ...
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Determine line rate and frame rate of a system

I have as a homework to determine the line rate and frame rate for a system described above: ...
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Image downscaling methods

I am researching downscaling methods for image downscaling. I've both read and found area-averaging to work well in Python using CV2, but the settings in MATLAB allow for it's bicubic interpolation ...
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How to make a contour smooth in OpenCV

I am using OpenCV(4.5.1) and trying to extract a smooth contour of an object on my image. Firstly I got the contour by: ...
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Multivariate Histogram Matching for Image Color Matching

Suppose X is random variable that is spatial position in finite range, which its Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF) could be calculated easily, then if I have two random variable X and Y spatial ...
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Edge detection in spatial or in frequency domain?

I want to ask why everywhere is used to do edge detection in spatial domain and not in frequency domain with FFT of image and apply HP filter. Thank you.
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Thresholding algorithm for separating skin from clothes in python

I have an several images that look like the following: I would like to separate the skin from the trousers here without specifically training a segmentation model. Can anyone suggest any such ...
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Red Color selection in Python and Skimage

I'm trying to load an image from the disk and then to extract just the red channel of it and display it in grayscale with grey colormap but I don't know what I'm doing wrong.. The image should be ...
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Spatial frequency and video frequency of an image

in my lecture notes about image sensors (CCD, precisely) I have read the following statement: The transfer function $F(\omega)$ of the image sensor is related to its spatial resolution function $F(\...
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What is Maximally Stable Extremal Regions (MSER)?

In the paper , MSER is being defined. Please help me understand what is MSER and how to implement it. The paper says, The regions are defined solely by an extremal property of the intensity ...
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Randomly Generate Synthetic Noise in an Image Text Document

I'm working on denoising dirty image document. I want to create a dataset wherein synthetic noise will be added to simulate real-world, messy artifacts. Simulated dirt may include coffee stains, faded ...
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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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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 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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SSIM index: Clearly explained

I am trying to understand the SSIM index to compare two images for similarity, but I am having difficulties understanding how it is done. Therefore, I would like to ask, if someone can explain it ...
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Texture detection

I am looking for good methods, preferably parameterless, to detect textured areas in an image. I mean random textures, not regular patterns. The final goal is to discriminate between significant edges ...
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Compression ratio for 4x4 block

Say I have the following 4x4 block: [ 120 121 125 119 120 120 118 117 122 121 117 118 122 122 120 120] If this block is intra coded the ...
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Image feature extraction for discrimination

I am using linear/quadratic discrimination to guess who is the artist of a painting. All the images are RGB format and I use matlab. I have used both original image and images that are resize to be ...
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Filter image in Fourier space imaginary components after ifft (R)

I want to high-pass filter an image in Fourier space. It works but the retransformed image has an imaginary part, what shouldn't be the case http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/867337/how-to-...
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Suggestions for inhomogeneous particle segmentation

I need to detect multiple particles of different colors in an image (see example image). In case of very homogeneous particle coating distributions, i.e. all particles look very similar, I can achieve ...
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Measuring sharpness/contrast for autofocus

For the implementation of an auto-focus for the raspberry cam I need some measure of image sharpness. I used the following sample picture: The first approach was to compute the shannon entropy of the ...
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How to classify images based on the amount of colors in the image?

I have a problem where all images have the same object; however, these objects can either have number_of_colors<=3 OR number_of_colors>3 and images are not labeled. My attempt starts by ...
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Image Subtraction using Pre-bayer data (.pgm)

Not sure if this is the best stack exchange but I'll give it a shot. I am performing background subtraction to collect Electroluminescent emission (i.e image w/ emission - image w/o emission = ...
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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 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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Affine Parameter Optimization using simulated annealing

I am working on a project to compare images in the database. I use color and gradient orientation as features of the image and these features are not rotation invariance, therefore to compare well I ...
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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 Compression (JPEG) - Show the Effect of Number of Coefficients on Quality

write an m-file that will take the"cameraman" and produce a image quality or difference matrix for spectral selection method.The image properties are a sfollowings: For spectral selection: image1:DC ...
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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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Is there a way to find the contours of instances in a binary mask image by color?

I need to find the contours for each of the instances of microscopic cells in a binary image mask of dimensions 256 x 256 shown below. My approach involves thresholding the image to get a binary mask ...
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Basic Wiener application

I'm trying to filter this $g(x,y)$ WGN added image My Wiener filter is: $$H(u,v) = \frac{P_{f}}{P_{f}+P_{n}}$$ Where the image power spectral density $P_{x}$ is estimated as $\frac{|X(u,v|^{2}}{N^{2}}$...
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How to enhance thermogram image in grayscale?

I'm trying to do some image processing to improve the image below but I'm having some trouble. I already tried to do histogram equalization followed by laplace sharpening, I tried to implement a ...
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How would you process this image?

I got this image: I need to keep only the part in the center (I mean, the circle with texture inside). How would you do it in Python? I'm trying to use Hough Transform, but some times it detect wrong ...
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Removing feature matched outliers within same image using RANSAC

I'm a student working on a copy move forgery detection algorithm. I have a forged image. By far I have, Found keypoints and descriptors from the image Matched the descriptors using 3 Nearest ...
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How can i center the optical mark image?

I want to recognize optical mark using image processing algorithms. There is a wide variety of optical paper and i want to recognize all off them. For example; If i create a template I can superimpose ...
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Image convolution using FFT

I just can't get my head around Fourier transform and convolution in 2D. I am trying to implement image convolution using fast Fourier transform (in julia). So the first thing I need to do is to pad ...
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Beginner Educational Resources

New member here. Recently got hired into a mid level EE position. Have a BSEE but performed more radar performance analysis at a higher system level previously. In my new group we're doing a lot of ...
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How to calculate the magnitude while calculating Blur in an image using using OpenCv based on Fast Fourier Transformation

I am working on image blur detection and found 3 methods for it. One is Laplacian Method but it works good with Gaussian, average, median and other distribution ...
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Correlated signal components from uncorrelated and incoherent source after reflection

To this point, it has been assumed that the point sources composing the source are uncorrelated, generating fully incoherent signals. Thus, capturing the reflected signals and after sufficient time ...