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OpenCV By Example

Author : Prateek Joshi
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Enhance your understanding of Computer Vision and image processing by developing real-world projects in OpenCV 3 About This Book Get to grips with the basics of Computer Vision and image processing This is a step-by-step guide to developing several real-world Computer Vision projects using OpenCV 3 This book takes a special focus on working with Tesseract OCR, a free, open-source library to recognize text in images Who This Book Is For If you are a software developer with a basic understanding of Computer Vision and image processing and want to develop interesting Computer Vision applications with Open CV, this is the book for you. Knowledge of C++ is required. What You Will Learn Install OpenCV 3 on your operating system Create the required CMake scripts to compile the C++ application and manage its dependencies Get to grips with the Computer Vision workflows and understand the basic image matrix format and filters Understand the segmentation and feature extraction techniques Remove backgrounds from a static scene to identify moving objects for video surveillance Track different objects in a live video using various techniques Use the new OpenCV functions for text detection and recognition with Tesseract In Detail Open CV is a cross-platform, free-for-use library that is primarily used for real-time Computer Vision and image processing. It is considered to be one of the best open source libraries that helps developers focus on constructing complete projects on image processing, motion detection, and image segmentation. Whether you are completely new to the concept of Computer Vision or have a basic understanding of it, this book will be your guide to understanding the basic OpenCV concepts and algorithms through amazing real-world examples and projects. Starting from the installation of OpenCV on your system and understanding the basics of image processing, we swiftly move on to creating optical flow video analysis or text recognition in complex scenes, and will take you through the commonly used Computer Vision techniques to build your own Open CV projects from scratch. By the end of this book, you will be familiar with the basics of Open CV such as matrix operations, filters, and histograms, as well as more advanced concepts such as segmentation, machine learning, complex video analysis, and text recognition. Style and approach This book is a practical guide with lots of tips, and is closely focused on developing Computer vision applications with OpenCV. Beginning with the fundamentals, the complexity increases with each chapter. Sample applications are developed throughout the book that you can execute and use in your own projects.

Learning OpenCV

Author : Gary Bradski
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"This library is useful for practitioners, and is an excellent tool for those entering the field: it is a set of computer vision algorithms that work as advertised."-William T. Freeman, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Learning OpenCV puts you in the middle of the rapidly expanding field of computer vision. Written by the creators of the free open source OpenCV library, this book introduces you to computer vision and demonstrates how you can quickly build applications that enable computers to "see" and make decisions based on that data. Computer vision is everywhere-in security systems, manufacturing inspection systems, medical image analysis, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and more. It stitches Google maps and Google Earth together, checks the pixels on LCD screens, and makes sure the stitches in your shirt are sewn properly. OpenCV provides an easy-to-use computer vision framework and a comprehensive library with more than 500 functions that can run vision code in real time. Learning OpenCV will teach any developer or hobbyist to use the framework quickly with the help of hands-on exercises in each chapter. This book includes: A thorough introduction to OpenCV Getting input from cameras Transforming images Segmenting images and shape matching Pattern recognition, including face detection Tracking and motion in 2 and 3 dimensions 3D reconstruction from stereo vision Machine learning algorithms Getting machines to see is a challenging but entertaining goal. Whether you want to build simple or sophisticated vision applications, Learning OpenCV is the book you need to get started.

OpenCV with Python By Example

Author : Prateek Joshi
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Build real-world computer vision applications and develop cool demos using OpenCV for Python About This Book Learn how to apply complex visual effects to images using geometric transformations and image filters Extract features from an image and use them to develop advanced applications Build algorithms to help you understand the image content and perform visual searches Who This Book Is For This book is intended for Python developers who are new to OpenCV and want to develop computer vision applications with OpenCV-Python. This book is also useful for generic software developers who want to deploy computer vision applications on the cloud. It would be helpful to have some familiarity with basic mathematical concepts such as vectors, matrices, and so on. What You Will Learn Apply geometric transformations to images, perform image filtering, and convert an image into a cartoon-like image Detect and track various body parts such as the face, nose, eyes, ears, and mouth Stitch multiple images of a scene together to create a panoramic image Make an object disappear from an image Identify different shapes, segment an image, and track an object in a live video Recognize an object in an image and build a visual search engine Reconstruct a 3D map from images Build an augmented reality application In Detail Computer vision is found everywhere in modern technology. OpenCV for Python enables us to run computer vision algorithms in real time. With the advent of powerful machines, we are getting more processing power to work with. Using this technology, we can seamlessly integrate our computer vision applications into the cloud. Web developers can develop complex applications without having to reinvent the wheel. This book will walk you through all the building blocks needed to build amazing computer vision applications with ease. We start off with applying geometric transformations to images. We then discuss affine and projective transformations and see how we can use them to apply cool geometric effects to photos. We will then cover techniques used for object recognition, 3D reconstruction, stereo imaging, and other computer vision applications. This book will also provide clear examples written in Python to build OpenCV applications. The book starts off with simple beginner's level tasks such as basic processing and handling images, image mapping, and detecting images. It also covers popular OpenCV libraries with the help of examples. The book is a practical tutorial that covers various examples at different levels, teaching you about the different functions of OpenCV and their actual implementation. Style and approach This is a conversational-style book filled with hands-on examples that are really easy to understand. Each topic is explained very clearly and is followed by a programmatic implementation so that the concept is solidified. Each topic contributes to something bigger in the following chapters, which helps you understand how to piece things together to build something big and complex.

Learn OpenCV 4 5 with Python 3 7 by Examples

Author : James Chen
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What This Book is About When you searched for this book, you have already known the importance of the OpenCV/Python in the fields of computer vision, image processing and machine learning. This book begins with step-by-step instructions of installation as well as a simple Hello World, then gets into the OpenCV Basics, Image Processing, Object Detection and finally Machine Learning. Key Features Example for every topic, all the source codes are available in Github. Line by line explanation of the source codes. Focus mainly on implementation of algorithms, rather than mathematical theories. Whom This Book Is For This book is for people with a variety of computer programming levels, from those with very limited knowledge of computer vision to the experienced ones. The readers do not need to have previous experiences of Python/OpenCV. No matter you are a beginner or experienced programmer, as long as you want to learn OpenCV with Python, you will benefit from this book. Table of Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 What Is OpenCV 1.2 Whom This Book Is For 1.3 How to Get the Source Codes for This Book 1.4 Hardware Requirements and Software Versions 1.5 How This Book Is Organized 2. Installation 2.1 Install on Windows 2.2 Install Python on Ubuntu 2.3 Configure PyCharm and Install OpenCV 3. OpenCV Basics 3.1 Load and Display Images 3.2 Load and Display Videos 3.3 Display Webcam 3.4 Play Youtube Video 3.5 Image Fundamentals 3.6 Draw Shapes 3.7 Draw Texts 3.8 Draw an OpenCV-like Icon 4. User Interaction 4.1 Mouse Operations 4.2 Draw Circles with Mouse 4.3 Draw Polygon with Mouse 4.4 Crop an Image with Mouse 4.5 Input Values with Trackbars 5. Image Processing 5.1 Change Color Spaces 5.2 Resize, Crop and Rotate an Image 5.3 Adjust Contrast and Brightness of an Image 5.4 Adjust Hue, Saturation and Value 5.5 Blend Image 5.6 Bitwise Operation 5.7 Warp Image 5.8 Blur Image 5.9 Histogram 6. Object Detection 6.1 Canny Edge Detection 6.2 Dilation and Erosion 6.3 Shape Detection 6.4 Color Detection 6.5 Text Recognition with Tesseract 6.6 Human Detection 6.7 Face and Eye Detection 6.8 Remove Background 6.9 Blur Background 7. Machine Learning 7.1 K-Means Clustering 7.2 K-Nearest Neighbors 7.3 Support Vector Machine 7.4 Artificial Neural Network (ANN) About the Author Index

Mastering OpenCV with Practical Computer Vision Projects

Author : Daniel Lélis Baggio
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Each chapter in the book is an individual project and each project is constructed with step-by-step instructions, clearly explained code, and includes the necessary screenshots. You should have basic OpenCV and C/C++ programming experience before reading this book, as it is aimed at Computer Science graduates, researchers, and computer vision experts widening their expertise.

Learning OpenCV 3

Author : Adrian Kaehler
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Get started in the rapidly expanding field of computer vision with this practical guide. Written by Adrian Kaehler and Gary Bradski, creator of the open source OpenCV library, this book provides a thorough introduction for developers, academics, roboticists, and hobbyists. You’ll learn what it takes to build applications that enable computers to "see" and make decisions based on that data. With over 500 functions that span many areas in vision, OpenCV is used for commercial applications such as security, medical imaging, pattern and face recognition, robotics, and factory product inspection. This book gives you a firm grounding in computer vision and OpenCV for building simple or sophisticated vision applications. Hands-on exercises in each chapter help you apply what you’ve learned. This volume covers the entire library, in its modern C++ implementation, including machine learning tools for computer vision. Learn OpenCV data types, array types, and array operations Capture and store still and video images with HighGUI Transform images to stretch, shrink, warp, remap, and repair Explore pattern recognition, including face detection Track objects and motion through the visual field Reconstruct 3D images from stereo vision Discover basic and advanced machine learning techniques in OpenCV

Mastering OpenCV 4

Author : Roy Shilkrot
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Work on practical computer vision projects covering advanced object detector techniques and modern deep learning and machine learning algorithms Key FeaturesLearn about the new features that help unlock the full potential of OpenCV 4Build face detection applications with a cascade classifier using face landmarksCreate an optical character recognition (OCR) model using deep learning and convolutional neural networksBook Description Mastering OpenCV, now in its third edition, targets computer vision engineers taking their first steps toward mastering OpenCV. Keeping the mathematical formulations to a solid but bare minimum, the book delivers complete projects from ideation to running code, targeting current hot topics in computer vision such as face recognition, landmark detection and pose estimation, and number recognition with deep convolutional networks. You’ll learn from experienced OpenCV experts how to implement computer vision products and projects both in academia and industry in a comfortable package. You’ll get acquainted with API functionality and gain insights into design choices in a complete computer vision project. You’ll also go beyond the basics of computer vision to implement solutions for complex image processing projects. By the end of the book, you will have created various working prototypes with the help of projects in the book and be well versed with the new features of OpenCV4. What you will learnBuild real-world computer vision problems with working OpenCV code samplesUncover best practices in engineering and maintaining OpenCV projectsExplore algorithmic design approaches for complex computer vision tasksWork with OpenCV’s most updated API (v4.0.0) through projectsUnderstand 3D scene reconstruction and Structure from Motion (SfM)Study camera calibration and overlay AR using the ArUco ModuleWho this book is for This book is for those who have a basic knowledge of OpenCV and are competent C++ programmers. You need to have an understanding of some of the more theoretical/mathematical concepts, as we move quite quickly throughout the book.

OpenCV Computer Vision Projects with Python

Author : Joseph Howse
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Get savvy with OpenCV and actualize cool computer vision applications About This Book Use OpenCV's Python bindings to capture video, manipulate images, and track objects Learn about the different functions of OpenCV and their actual implementations. Develop a series of intermediate to advanced projects using OpenCV and Python Who This Book Is For This learning path is for someone who has a working knowledge of Python and wants to try out OpenCV. This Learning Path will take you from a beginner to an expert in computer vision applications using OpenCV. OpenCV's application are humongous and this Learning Path is the best resource to get yourself acquainted thoroughly with OpenCV. What You Will Learn Install OpenCV and related software such as Python, NumPy, SciPy, OpenNI, and SensorKinect - all on Windows, Mac or Ubuntu Apply "curves" and other color transformations to simulate the look of old photos, movies, or video games Apply geometric transformations to images, perform image filtering, and convert an image into a cartoon-like image Recognize hand gestures in real time and perform hand-shape analysis based on the output of a Microsoft Kinect sensor Reconstruct a 3D real-world scene from 2D camera motion and common camera reprojection techniques Detect and recognize street signs using a cascade classifier and support vector machines (SVMs) Identify emotional expressions in human faces using convolutional neural networks (CNNs) and SVMs Strengthen your OpenCV2 skills and learn how to use new OpenCV3 features In Detail OpenCV is a state-of-art computer vision library that allows a great variety of image and video processing operations. OpenCV for Python enables us to run computer vision algorithms in real time. This learning path proposes to teach the following topics. First, we will learn how to get started with OpenCV and OpenCV3's Python API, and develop a computer vision application that tracks body parts. Then, we will build amazing intermediate-level computer vision applications such as making an object disappear from an image, identifying different shapes, reconstructing a 3D map from images , and building an augmented reality application, Finally, we'll move to more advanced projects such as hand gesture recognition, tracking visually salient objects, as well as recognizing traffic signs and emotions on faces using support vector machines and multi-layer perceptrons respectively. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: OpenCV Computer Vision with Python by Joseph Howse OpenCV with Python By Example by Prateek Joshi OpenCV with Python Blueprints by Michael Beyeler Style and approach This course aims to create a smooth learning path that will teach you how to get started with will learn how to get started with OpenCV and OpenCV 3's Python API, and develop superb computer vision applications. Through this comprehensive course, you'll learn to create computer vision applications from scratch to finish and more!.

OpenCV 3 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook

Author : Robert Laganiere
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Recipes to help you build computer vision applications that make the most of the popular C++ library OpenCV 3 About This Book Written to the latest, gold-standard specification of OpenCV 3 Master OpenCV, the open source library of the computer vision community Master fundamental concepts in computer vision and image processing Learn about the important classes and functions of OpenCV with complete working examples applied to real images Who This Book Is For OpenCV 3 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook Third Edition is appropriate for novice C++ programmers who want to learn how to use the OpenCV library to build computer vision applications. It is also suitable for professional software developers who wish to be introduced to the concepts of computer vision programming. It can also be used as a companion book for university-level computer vision courses. It constitutes an excellent reference for graduate students and researchers in image processing and computer vision. What You Will Learn Install and create a program using the OpenCV library Process an image by manipulating its pixels Analyze an image using histograms Segment images into homogenous regions and extract meaningful objects Apply image filters to enhance image content Exploit the image geometry in order to relay different views of a pictured scene Calibrate the camera from different image observations Detect people and objects in images using machine learning techniques Reconstruct a 3D scene from images In Detail Making your applications see has never been easier with OpenCV. With it, you can teach your robot how to follow your cat, write a program to correctly identify the members of One Direction, or even help you find the right colors for your redecoration. OpenCV 3 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook Third Edition provides a complete introduction to the OpenCV library and explains how to build your first computer vision program. You will be presented with a variety of computer vision algorithms and exposed to important concepts in image and video analysis that will enable you to build your own computer vision applications. This book helps you to get started with the library, and shows you how to install and deploy the OpenCV library to write effective computer vision applications following good programming practices. You will learn how to read and write images and manipulate their pixels. Different techniques for image enhancement and shape analysis will be presented. You will learn how to detect specific image features such as lines, circles or corners. You will be introduced to the concepts of mathematical morphology and image filtering. The most recent methods for image matching and object recognition are described, and you'll discover how to process video from files or cameras, as well as how to detect and track moving objects. Techniques to achieve camera calibration and perform multiple-view analysis will also be explained. Finally, you'll also get acquainted with recent approaches in machine learning and object classification. Style and approach This book will arm you with the basics you need to start writing world-aware applications right from a pixel level all the way through to processing video sequences.

OpenCV Essentials

Author : Oscar Deniz Suarez
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This book is intended for C++ developers who want to learn how to implement the main techniques of OpenCV and get started with it quickly. Working experience with computer vision / image processing is expected.