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Why does increasing simplex noise dimension wash it out?

I just tried using this approach to create a tiling 2d simplex noise function with Gustavson's java implementation. The result tiled, but the texture seemed muddy / washed out. I decided to compare ...
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CrazyBump Shape Recognition

I've recently been using CrazyBump, and I think I'm starting to understand how it works. But I'm confused about what it calls Shape Recognition. According to this website, that feature attempts to add ...
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Slope Based Texturing

On the main page for Allegorithmic's Bitmap2Material, it mentions that the software uses a Slope Based approach over a Luminance Based approach. What exactly does this mean?
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Upscaling screenshots with subpixel rendered text

Upscaling a screenshot with subpixel antialiased text produces unpleasant color fringes, e.g. why does black text have orange and blue pixels This is especially annoying when trying to show an ...
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How to separate, modulate, and reassemble spatial frequencies?

Background I am trying to create a node in Blender that would allow me to do what you would do with an audio equalizer but on the spatial frequencies of an image: A sort of panel with eight ...
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Sub-pixel image registration using phase

Currently I'm trying to reproduce the result by the academic papers Sub-pixel Shift Estimation of Image based on the Least Squares Approximation in Phase Region by Fujimoto, Fujisawa and Ikehara (...
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Sinc interpolation and Ideal reconstruction example

I am trying to apply sinc interpolation on this data set. The patches in the left image is a snapshot of AutoCAD 3d faces. Lux values are calculated for centre of each patch that are in 0.3m x 0.3m ...
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Recreating a font from a low-quality printout

I have a JPEG file with a 200 dpi scan of a sample printout from a badly maintained old drum printer. I was able to segment it and to collect all instances of each letter together, for example I ...
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How to project an image on spherical surface with least possible distortion

I did not know where to ask, I will try it here. I work in a local planetarium and I wonder if it is possible to edit an image in such way, that when projected on spherical cupola (diameter 8 m), it ...
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Making an approximately constant color or brightness image

I've been working on implementing the technique from the paper "Designing look-and-feel using generalized crosshatching" which can be found at: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3085054 The paper ...
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How to merge multiple exr into a single multilayer exr?

Are there some tools or softwares to merge multiple exr into a single multilayer exr? I only find a tool to split a multilayer exr into multiple exr. And it seems that Blender, Mitsuba, Darktable ...
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how to overcome tracking jitter

I'm working with a object tracking project. Steps: Preprocessing the image and achieve some candidates regions of interest. For each region, test if it is the target by ORB/BF. After the target ...
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SIFT Feature Extraction

I am trying to implement the SIFT feature extraction algorithm. I have a few questions which are not very clear from the paper: When interpolating the extrema with 2nd order functions, do we upscale ...
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Bilinear Transformation not working

I implemented this algorithm to fit given image to specified quadrilateral but the output is blank. I implemented it in C# as follows ...
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Template matching subpixel accuracy

I use template matching to detect a specific pattern in image.The shift determined is very shaky. Currently I apply it to R,G,B channel separately and average the result to obtain float values.Please, ...
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HSI color space and RGB color space relationship in Steganography

I need to embed text in an image, research papers say HSI produces better mse and psnr therefore are better for steganography. I have RGB values(69,223,90) and its corresponding HSI is (127.223,0.458 ,...
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Visualize the variance of an image

Let $h_j$ denote the image reconstruction filter of pixel $j$. I'm estimating the color value $$I_j=\int h_jf\:{\rm d}\mu$$ of the $j$th pixel (see [Veach, Section 8.2]) by an asymptotically ...
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Extract object from image and apply it to different image

SHORT BACKGROUND: I am developing a neural network based model to differentiate benign and malignant ovarian tumors. I am working with transvaginal ultrasound images, some of which contains yellow ...
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Estimating the position of vertexes in a 3D model

Introduction to my project: We are machine learning scientists and working on a biomedical system for tracking tongue for speech pathology using a technology called EMA (Electromagnetic ...
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Deskewing and Cropping Scans using ImageMagick

Attempting to deskew and crop scans of a CD booklet using ImageMagick. Here's one image which I've been using as an example on which to build my one-liner - https://mega.nz/#!jIQD3aqC!PbjG4_Xaq-...
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Are there some methods of preventing tools like FotoForensics from detecting manipulations?

I am asking this question purely our of curiosity. I do not look for step-by-step tutorial on how to manipulate a photo and making sure that it will be hard to detect it. I was wondering, because ...
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How to translate the center of an equirectangular projection?

I'm trying to perfectly align two or more equirectangular photos of the same place taken from slightly different positions. Using an example provided by openMVG I managed to get the relative position ...
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Why don't discretization errors occur with compute-shaded kernel filters?

An efficient compute-shaded image filter would be emitted with (screenX / [kernel width], screenY / [kernel height], 1) groups and one kernel in each group, allowing texels to pass into groupshared ...
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Tanget plane of an image

My problem is about tangent plane. I have an image (m by n). I obtain surface normal vector using machine learning methods. Then i would like to obtain tangent plane for this surface normal. To ...
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Ray Tracer Shadowing

So I'm working on an assignment where we have to design a simple ray tracer. The program has two objects that it can use, sphere and cube. It can render the cube and spheres, it also does shading on ...
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How to make Convolved Diffuse and Specular image in C#

I am trying to take either a HDR panoramic or HDR cubeMap and from that create a Lambert Irradiance environment map and a Cook-Torrence Specular environment map. I am stuck at the proper ...
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3D reconstruction using 2D matched points

I have 2 images, called left and right images. I have some matched points $[c_l,r_l]$ and $[c_r,r_r]$ in both of them (these points are in pixel coordinates). For a 3D point in the real world, they ...
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Getting improper undistorted images for stereo calibration

I am trying to calibrate stereocamera using left and right chessboard images available at github.com->opencv/opencv/tree/master/samples/data After undistorting them, left images seem to look right ...
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Finding Segments in Continuous line

I'm trying to break a continuous line segment into multiple, straight segments. I've tried using the Hough transform but have found it unreliable for getting the line segments I'm looking for and ...
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Octave matrix to image pixels too small (do not have 1 pixel per integer)

I am working on a project which plots points over a checkerboard (representing seats for people). I would like each pixel in the image to represent each integer matrix entry. After updating my ...
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image warping, given the rotations/translations

in OpenCV there is functions to warp any 2D image using a homography matrix (3x3), e.g. cv2.warpPerspective. These matrices are generally constructed using point ...
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Feature detection for embedded platform OpenCV

I'm trying to do object recognition in an embedded environment, and for this I'm using Raspberry Pi (Specifically version 2). I'm using OpenCV Library and as of now I'm using feature detection ...
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Image cleaning - removing all regular shapes ( circles, squares, text, icons etc. )

I'd like an automatic method to clean images. I've been looking at the GIMP, and its command line (cli) interface, in scheme / lisp. It looks very promising, but I'm a complete novice, so I'd be ...
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Removing a darkened caption with text on it in an image

Alright so I'm a complete n00b at image processing so forgive me if my question sounds vague. I'll try to supplement it with what I have learnt until now and also a couple of images. See the caption ...
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How to enhance scans of golden emboss?

I am looking for smooth way to enhance scans of golden emboss on. For now it takes sometimes hours to select out the golden part and then manipulate into suitable color. But I hope to learn some more ...
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Do scanners and scanning software compensate and enhance blurry sources?

I received a pdf from a client containing several invoices. Upon further inspecting, some lines on the invoice seem digitally produced. When I tried selecting the page, copying it then pasting it on ...
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Implementing Feather feature of Photoshop

The "feather" in photo & video editing softwares like photoshop & Premiere Pro, I need to know whether it is simply a Gaussian blur around the edges of boundary or it is something ...
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Are there algorithms besides Canny edge detection that can create consistent width edges?

Sobel edge detection is pretty much the quintessential way to get edges out of an image. It however suffers from certain quirks. One example is, because it's gradient, based certain surfaces exhibit ...
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How Quantum works exactly in MagickCore?

It's been long I have been trying but I guess I will give up now, I am not able to understand some stuffs + documentations seem wrong. For example, In Magick++, the QuantumRange equations they ...
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What technique should I use to animate a summer picture to its winter version: linear interpolation, or opacity?

I've used a CycleGAN to generate the winter version from a summer picture (https://github.com/junyanz/pytorch-CycleGAN-and-pix2pix). An example of the output can be seen in the top right corner: ...
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How to filter a photo to look like a cartoon / anime?

I am interested in reverse engineering a video effect, that is composed of different parts. I'll try to split it into different questions as advised on StackExchange Meta. Part 1: TV-Noise effect ...
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Create a TV noise effect

I am interested in reverse engineering a video effect, that is composed of different parts. I'll try to split it into different questions as advised on StackExchange Meta. This is the example image: ...
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What fast algorithms can generate not-realistic but quite handsome animated landscapes?

I was looking for algorithms that quickly compute quite nice realistic, or not realistic, animated landscapes, in video format ("animated" = the camera moves, or the water is animated, etc.) But all I ...
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Is it possible to develop this image generator from randomly redrawn detected edges or am I going straight to the wall?

Aim I would want to procedurally generate totally new images from a set of thousands of images of a given category (simple landscapes for example). Deep-learning won't be used for this purpose. This ...
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What's the most efficient way to extract the information from Shipping Labels?

I'm currently using Google Cloud Vision API to extract shipping information from shipping labels. While, OCR accuracy is not the issue here, the problem is that the data extracted from the label is ...
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GIMP's Additional blending formula

I try to implement GIMP's the Additional blending mode for layers in my application. I've found the formula: E = min((M+I), 255) I think, that if I blend ...
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Convolution of multiple gaussian filters with different sizes

What is the size of the final filter after implement convolution of multiple gaussian filters with different sizes?
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Lanczos filter implementation issue

I tried to follow Nathan Reed post Antialiasing: To Splat Or Not to implement splat method. The image I am getting thorugh the Lanczos filter is very different than Nathan. I do not understand where ...
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How to ensure that the raytrcing coordinate system is teh same as the projection one?

I have 2 shading models right now, one is using voxels the other one is the standard projection absed renderization method. Putting them side by side I have noticed that no matter what I do one is ...