Questions on the image processing capabilities implemented in Mathematica.

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Speed up calculation

First of all thanks to: rm -rf, Mr.Wizard, Simon Woods, Pickett, Piotr Wendykier, Mac, Yves Klett, belisarius, halirutan, bill s, nikie, wxffles, ... Everybody of you helped me (a mathematica ...
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Colorize an image using two parameters

I have a matrix of data. I use Colorize[Image[Rescale[data]],ColorFunction->"Rainbow"] to create an image from the data where the value of each pixel is used ...
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RegionBinarize distance parameter has no effect

I'm trying to segment an object from background in noisy micro CT data. The original 3D volume data looks like this: ...
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How can I transfer colors from first image into second image? [duplicate]

How can I transfer colors from first image into second image, where every object from the first image should take the same object's color from first image. This images are only an example. this is ...
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Processing a circular rainbow in an image

I was flying cross country last week. We were at about 35000 feet with a complete cloud deck below us. I looked down and saw a complete circular rainbow above the clouds. It was in view about 10 ...
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Simple image processing very slow

I have compared the speed of some simple image processing routines between Mathematica an IDL. 1. Reading of a grey scale png image of (720,577) pixels: The image is: Mathematica: ...
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ReplaceImageValue and ReplacePixelValue extremely slow

I have a grey scale image: and I am doing the following: bin = Binarize[image, 0.18] ...
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Is there any way to connect several images together?

I want to do something like the following, is that possible? As a input I want to provide several images and I want the output to be a single image. Is there any way to do this? I used ...
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Color Transfer from colored image into grayscale image

At first I did this where image is a grayscale image and example is a colored image ...
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Using OpenRead to read an element from a list saved in .mx format

I have a set of large arrays 1D (1-2 million entries) where each element corresponds to a pixel value from a picture. I would like to know how a pixel value changes from image to image (how the value ...
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Create an image showing max intensities in a set of images?

I would like to use a set of two images with the same color scheme (img1 and img2) to produce a new image (...
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Mask outliers in an image

I'm using Binarization/Morphological Operators to detect apples as objects, which has gotten me so far: I did get the mask using this code ...
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Colorizing thresholded images with different colors

I am switching from IDL (from exelis) to Mathematica and want to do the following: thersholding a image (all values above a certain threshold are set 1, the rest is 0 ) colorizing the thresholded ...
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Character segmentation in poor quality grayscale

Given grayscale lines from a receipt like this: , in which parts of the letters sometimes appear almost as light as the background, my goal is to determine the $x$-positions of the centres of the ...
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Extract ROI from image by hand into Matrix Form

I have a 3D Image (each pixel contains information for various wavelengths). I draw the image for one wavelength by using ...
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Detect implicit grid in image with monospaced characters

I'm trying to detect the monospaced-grid in a possibly slightly deformed image of a receipt. Example input (full size here) My idea is to obtain the centroids or bounding boxes of all components ...
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Expecting an image or graphics instead of -Image-

Here's a snippet of my notebook. When run with the frontend, the code runs fine with no problem at all. However, when I save the notebook as .m file and run it using "Mathkernel -noprompt -script ...
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How to count and mark all counted objects in this image

I need some help on image processing in Mathematica (I have unsuccesfully tried with OpenCV). I have an image: and I need to count all objects in this image and mark them. The perfect result ...
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Calculate pixel intensity in two regions

I am just beginning to learn about image processing. I would like to know 1) How to show an original image with a visible mask of an arbitrary shape? 2) how to calculate the pixel intensities in the ...
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Obtain polygons describing all intersections of many polygons

I have 6894 polygons describing zones in a state plane (i.e., cartesian) coordinate system. Most are not very complex, and I believe none have holes. A random example is Polygon[{{351633., ...
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Inport a web page with latex code as image png or other

To be brief; I would like to import a web page, then I write Import["http://fabricebaudoin.wordpress.com/2012/10/25/lecture-32-the-malliavin-derivative/"]; which give a notebook file without png ...
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definitions and usages of options such as “Count” ,”Area”, “ConvexCount”, and “ConvexArea”

I would like to use ComponentMeasurements to do image analysis on porus materials. However definitions andusages of options such as “Count” ,”Area”, “ConvexCount”, and “ConvexArea” are not well ...
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Efficient way to compare animated images to tell if they are the same

I have a Student license for Mathematica, and felt like I wasn't making full use of the wonderful toolkit that it is; so I looked into things like its image processing capabilities. Now, I made and ...
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Ways to overcome failure of TextRecognize on relatively simple price tag?

I would like to perform OCR on this sample image. TextRecognize[Import["RedBox.jpg"], Language -> "German"] returns ...
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FindPeaks does not smooth noise on peak?

I have experimental data which is noisy. My objective is to find the peaks. Here is a short part of the data. ...
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Image processing: Line detection on paper images

So I have some Beta Radiographed papers and all of them have some vertical lines. What I am trying to do is write an automatic code which detects these vertical lines in almost all the images. The ...
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How to determine foci colocalization in a microscopy RGB image

First of all thanks to everyone for the amazing amount of info and help provided here, I'm quite new to Mathematica so probably this is a very simple question but I'm not sure how to proceed. I have ...
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Why does this line increase the consumed memory?

Probably this is a simple question, however I really don't understand this behavior in Mathematica. It particularly leads to a memory leak in a huge program I have to do processing of 3D images. I ...
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Best fit equation from a scanned image

I am trying to extract a curve from a scanned graph and find a best fit equation. For example, starting from: How could one find an equation starting from the image file ?
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How to make Distance transform invariant to scale

I am using distance transform as a descriptor to encode silhouettes in order to do shape recognition task. It is clear that distribution of distance transform is invariant under rotation and ...
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How to intelligently use Binarize[] to find the surface concentration of an image?

A tiny bit of context: I'm using a TEM to take images of deposited metal on a surface. The images are in black and white. The deposited material forms little islands, and I want to use MM to figure ...
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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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Get 2d corner coordinates / layout using edge detection

I'm new to Mathematica but I found an interesting usage of it: I'm programming a 2D game, with a top-view, where I'd like to have the edge coordinates of the walls. EdgeDetection delivers me quite a ...
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how to speedup subpixel registration

I have a bunch of small images that I need to register with larger images with sub-pixel resolution (ie. based on image interpolation ) This works.. seeking advice to improve performance. Create a ...
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BarcodeRecognize can read Chinese,but why BarcodeImage can't make Chinese characters to QR image?

For example: Import["http://www.image-share.com/upload/2735/230.jpg"] BarcodeRecognize@% can give a String "别看我,我会害羞..." but if I go on using ...
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Intersecting parabolas in an image

I have a friend who is a math teacher (like me) and while out cycling took this picture. The idea would be to create the equations of the quadratics that model the bridges and super-impose them on ...
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Mathematica 8 remove black background from image

How do I do that in Mathemtaica 8? I have found on this site many options like RemoveBackground[], but they don't work in Math.8. Are there any options? Here is ...
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Colorize Grayscale Image

I have a grayscale image that contains two objects. The grayscale pixel values can be divided into three intervals where two of them represent objects and the third represents the background. The ...
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Nothing happens when I click the mouse clicked on my graphics

I wrote codes to record list of coordinates when mouse clicked. It is expected that the coordinates should be plotted dynamically. But actually nothing happened. Can anybody help me to find the ...
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Image background subtraction using parallel computing

I am developing a program for pattern recognition. I want to use the parallel computing to get a real time application. I have two cameras where each one gives n frames/second. I need to process the ...
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Understanding the use of GradientOrientationFilter to achieve a “brushed” effect

I'm trying to recreate in javascript a piece of code that appeared here on Mathematica, specifically in this answer: http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/39049/21482 The user Simon Woods suggested ...
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Recognizing Matching Colors in a Game Grid from a Camera Image

I am relatively new to Mathematica, having taken my first serious dive into it this week. As a fun project to teach myself some of the basics, I've come up with a goal of optimally solving a game ...
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Why is my Fourier transformed matrix rotated?

After Fourier transforming and shifting the zero frequency of a matrix, my outcome is rotated by 45 degrees from what it should be. Can anybody spot why? ...
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How to plot morphological stripe near the mouse-clicked position in an image? [duplicate]

I tried to use EdgeDetect and MorphologicalComponents to get the image edge elements. When I clicked on an image, I want the edge element nearby to be highlighted or plotted. Here is my code. Two ...
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How to create a 1D vector by selecting a straight line in a given angle of 2D array

Suppose I have an image created by the code provided below. I want to select a line (1D vector) $ \left(y-y_{0}\right)=n\left(x-x_{0}\right) $ from the output image (2D matrix) by specifying $n$ and ...
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Manipulate filters in arrayplot with graphical user interface

I have a set of images which need to be filtered by different filters. So I have made an interface in which the user can choose his or her filter. However I now want to manipulate the degree of the ...
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Segmentation of a microscopy image with uneven illumination

I am trying to do a little image segmentation on some cells taken from microscopy images that have uneven illumination. I am having trouble getting the background of the image cleaned up after ...
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stacking images

I would like to take a series of night sky photographic images taken sequentially and enhance dim stars in a single image. This is a standard function in astronomical image processing packages, but I ...
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Reading grave stone letters in an image

(Click on image to enlarge) (Click on image to enlarge) Is there an image processing technique that would aid in reading the letters and numbers on a grave headstone? Most stones are etched ...
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Converting image data to array

I'd like to convert these images to a list or array in order to graph them. I know some rows are unreadable, but it doesn't really matter. So I tried using ...