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How to peel the labels from marmalade jars using Mathematica?

How can I detect and peel the label from the jar below (POV, cylinder radius, jar contents are all unknown) to get something like this, which is the original label before it was stuck on the jar? ...
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Movable text on a curve

Having an arbitrary curve defined as InterpolatingFunction, what is the best way to place a text on this curve? The text generally has two rows, for example: ...
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How to draw a great circle on a sphere?

I apologize for the text description, but new users are not allowed to post images. I want to draw a circle that cuts through the center of a sphere and has an inclination of 15 degrees with the ...
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Rotate a grid, made up of lines, so that it aligns with the xy axes

While working on an answer for another problem I hit upon one of my own. I took the image given in that question and cleaned it up so that I could detect the grid lines: ...
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How to map an image to get an illusion of 3D

I would like to distort or map a given jpg so it looks 3D when viewed from certain angle, as in the following youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfCCUd8mFtg. The most interesting part of ...
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Compose many Geometric Transformations for 3D Graphics

I'm struggling to understand what would be a good way to compose several geometrical transformations to create a single TransformationFunction to be applied to a ...
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Applying non-Affine transforms to 2D polygons with textures

I am trying to create a vanishing point perspective transformation of 2D polygons, for example transforming the red polygon into the blue polygon: ...
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Make a series of points curl

Say I have a series of points that make a straight line... (Fig 1) points = {{0, 0, 0}, {1, 0, 0}, {2, 0, 0}, {3, 0, 0}, {4, 0, 0}, {5, 0, 0}} I can rotate these ...
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Identifying when two graphic objects overlap

I'm designing a small demonstration that helps to visualize the reason behind shaping an electrode that is used to probe a surface: ...
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Is it possible to manipulate a graphics object with 3 rotation transforms simultaneously?

The code that I have written has an unintended consequence that I'm not sure how to get around. I want 3 rotation transforms to be applied simultaneously to 1 graphics object. Instead, I get 3 ...
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Weird behaviour when using Scale, Rotate in Graphics

(Edited to simplify drawing) I have a drawing of two tangent circles: ...
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How to get UV mapping of 3D tube

Here is cylinder data: file We can mesh the surface, thanks to lalmei, Belisarius and Simon (link) How to achieve uv mapping from a 3d straight and curved tube? Working code: ...
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Digital Elevation Maps (DEM) are Warped yet ReliefPlot renders as a rectangle - how do i join?

I downloaded several USGS Digital Elevation Maps (DEM files) corresponding to 12 adjacent areas. Each file Imports[] into Mathematica and I can render the individual ...
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Finding an optimal overlay of two point clouds

Imagine I have two sets of points: ...
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Volumetric Rendering of cylinder symmetric radial image

I would like to render a cylinder symmetric radial cross-section with Image3D. As an example one could use the propagation of a Bessel Beam through a Lens: Here the cylinder axis is the bottom of ...
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Unexpected behavior of GeometricTransformation

I have the following mapping on the complex plane: $$ z \mapsto \tau \mu z-1, $$ where $\mu$ is complex, $\tau$ is real number. I want to draw the image of left unit semidisk and play with $\tau$. ...
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How to transform this matrix & swap its columns in a simple way?

I would like to transform matrix $\mathbf A = \begin{pmatrix} a&b&i&j\\ c&d&k&l \\ e&f&m&n \\ g&h&o&p \end{pmatrix}$ into matrix $\mathbf B = ...
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How to transform and swap columns of this matrix in a simple way? Version 2

So, earlier today I asked the question How to transform this matrix & swap its columns in a simple way? and was given useful and elaborated answers. Now, I'm still not used to the "Array", ...
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Translate Image respect to its centroid

To apply DistanceTransform for shape recognition, I want to center all images in a fixed point {cx,cy}. I mean each image's centroid should be ...
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Region plot of transformed region giving odd result

I tried applying a transformation to a rectangle: RegionPlot[TransformedRegion[Rectangle[{0, 0}, {1, 1}], {#1^(1/3) + #2, 1 + #2} &]] giving In reality, ...
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Using ImageTransformation[] with a lookup table

I need to transform images by ImageTransformation in a time critical application. Therefore I precalculate a lookup table lut of ...
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Plotting in projective space

I am having difficulty figuring out how to plot to projective space. Suppose I have a region which I have plotted such as: ...
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point-wise transform of `Plot`

Suppose I have the following plot: Plot[(1 - p2)^2/(p2^2 + (1 - p2)^2), {p2, 0, 1}, AxesLabel -> {"p2", "p1"}] Now I want to do a point-wise transform to ...
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Custom TransformationFunction in Graphics? GeometricTransformation::nonaffine error

There are many functions in Mathematica, which return expressions with TransformationFunction head, for example RotationTransform. Unfortunately, there is no ...
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Find the centre of FindGeometricTransform

I'm interested in using Solve[] to find the centre point of rotation (as an $x,y,z$ coordinate point) and axis of rotation (as a vector) from a ...
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Why doesn't Normal[] work?

I have a polygon on which I'm applying a GeometricTransform and I want to get the coordinates of the transformed polygon. ...
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Geometric Transformation not working - degenerate points?

I've successfully used FindGeometricTransformation to project the simplex triangle onto the x-y plane: ...
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Reflection transform of function [duplicate]

I am trying to find the reflection function. Here is my function and its graph. ...