Questions on the image processing capabilities implemented in Mathematica.

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How to create hedcut style images?

Yesterday the hedcut style was brought up in chat. How can we create a hedcut-like style automatically in Mathematica, using a photograph as a starting point? I am looking to create a similar ...
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Remove image background of headshot in Mathematica?

For example, using ExampleData[{"TestImage", "Girl2"}]: what's a general way to make the background transparent? I've tried various combinations of ...
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xkcdConvert routines perform slower in Mathematica 9

I am experiencing some rather large performance decreases in Mathematica version 9.0 using the xkcd-styled plotting routines. I had used the xkcdConvert code ...
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Clustering of space-time data

Below is an example of a gaze sequence I recorded during a 3 seconds display. That is, where the eye was at every millisecond. While we should have 3000 points, we are missing some due to blinking. ...
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Find radii of concentric circles in image

I have an image of concentric circles, I would like to find the radii of the circles (only the innermost few are important). I've had a go using what I could find in previous posts, but am a bit ...
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How to find major color in a picture?

I want to find the major color (the color which appears most often) in a picture and do some analysis later. For example, if I have this picture: What I want to do is find out that gray, red, ...
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Data fitting with Image processing feature detection

I have some 2D data that once plotted looks like the following ...
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How do I find the coordinates of points in this image?

I have never used image processing with Mathematica. I need to get the coordinates of the red points from this image I made in Illustrator. Is there a way to get Mathematica to read or detect the ...
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Band Intensity Quantification

I would like to measure the density of my western blot band by measuring the area under the peak from this plot. More specifically, my image will have several lanes with a pattern of bands in each ...
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How can I efficiently “remap” an image?

Many image processing libraries like OpenCV, Intel Performance Primitives or Octave have a useful function called "remap", that takes an image, an array with X coordinates and an array with Y ...
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What is the fastest way to locate an image inside a larger image?

let b = let c = How to do: find[c,b] that returns the bounding box of c in b? ...
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Image Processing: Concrete test blocks

Background Concrete is mixture of aggregates and cement. Aggregates are composed of different sizes and colors. Core samples are taken by drilling in order to test the strength of concrete . They are ...
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Image Processing: Finding Orientation and Position of Symmetry Axes

Background I'm currently toying with Principles of Design by Charlotte Jirousek in order to learn some basics of image processing. As main principals she suggests Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, ...
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Filtering pixels of a certain color

What is the best way to filter an image so that only the pixels close to a certain color are left? I've downloaded some satellite images from the web where a specific pixel color corresponds to a ...
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Precise cropping with ImageCrop

The built-in ImageCrop function "effectively removes borders from image whose pixel value distribution is almost uniform" (emphasis mine). I need an efficient ...
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Finding the centroid of a disk in an image

I got about 100 images of the sun and have to find the centre of the star in the images. I have binarized the images and used ComponentMeasurementsto find 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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Copying an image from the clipboard, modifying it and returning it to the clipboard

I have a Mathematica script to help me copy images from PDFs and then make the (presumably white or nearly white) background transparent. Typically, I am looking at the PDF in Adobe Acrobat and I ...
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Overlapping accurately Images and Graphics (without loss of resolution)

Context In a previous post, I learned how to produce these kind of plots, which are of interest in astrophysics and geophysics. I am now interested in combining them. Attempt For this purpose, ...
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Construct 3D image from multiple 2D images

My goal: How to (1) construct 3D image for visualization. (2) how to write 3D array or image into binary raw file. Is there a way to accomplish this in Mathematica? Alternative_Answer for: ...
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Counting elements which are inside another element on a different colour channel

I have a 3-channel image which shows red and green points (certain labelled proteins) inside blue regions (cell nuclei). After applying some segmentation filters, the resulting image is as follows: ...
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Inconsistent image sizing with Grid and Row?

Can anyone explain why Row and Grid don't size the image correctly and consistently to 300 ...
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Derive a smooth circle with cusp from an image

question 1 get the center (sample data) sample is the black circle with cusp. ...
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Apply ColorFunction to an Image [duplicate]

is there a faster way to change the colors of an image from grayscale to something like this: ...
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Fit an image within a Rectangle [] in Graphics

Based on the following Code (yet the white text in the image is added with PPT), I would like to have an image fit within one of the rectangle. For Example the image from there : ...
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Labelling objects in a picture with numbers

I need help processing a biology bacteria picture. I just started learning Mathematica and I hope you guys can use a simple method to help me solve the problem, please do not use super complicated ...
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Importation multiple dcm images [duplicate]

I'm extremely new to Mathematica. I want to import 201 .dcm (DICOM) files into Mathematica 9. Is there a way to do this which doesn't require my doing it an image at a time? My ultimate need to is to ...
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Tile image on specific location without space between them [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to combine images with the same dimensions in a grid? I would like to arrange images without any space between their edges as each piece is made to connect with ...
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Data filtering using Butterworth filter

I want to filter data using Butterworth filter. I am currently using Matlab and I want to know how to do it in Mathematica. I have the following data: ...
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Importing a Canon Raw file (.CR2)

This is a very top level question with no code examples attached. I have an interest in using Mathematica to read raw files coming from a Canon camera, before they are converted into jpg's, where ...
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Adjusting the pixel values underlying a morphological component when computing an “IntensityCentroid”

When calculating an "IntensityCentroid" with ComponentMeasurements, i.e. for an image $I$ and set of components $C$, ...
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TextRecognize with crosses, circles and spaces results into oddities, why?

I am investigating this answer here about detecting crosses and circles with TextRecognize. I tried to solve this problem here by directly using the builtin command TextRecognize but it does not work ...
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Applying a transformation rule on an Image

I haven't been able to figure out why the following doesn't work: ...
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Understanding Bilinear ImageResize

In trying to understand basic image transformations, I have attempted to code my own image resize function that uses bilinear interpolation. I checked my work against Mma's ...
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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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Cropping a Plot without rasterization

Suppose that I make a plot of $x^2$ vs. $x$: myPlot = Plot[x^2, {x, -1, 1}, Frame -> True] If I click on the plot, I see the orange handles with which I can ...
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Selecting morphological components, of a certain size, centered on points of interest in an image

I have a set of points in an image, for example: ...
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Programmatic approach to HDR photography with Mathematica image processing functions

The High dynamic range imaging (HDR or HDRI) direction in photography and image processing became very popular recently. Besides obvious photo art applications (see examples), there are many great ...
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FindFaces: how to improve the results of the face recognition feature

In Mathematica 9, the FindFaces command offers an easy way to detect faces. In some experiments, I've been getting reasonable results, but I'd like to know if there ...
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How to create effect like Van Gogh's stroke brush?

I need to apply Van Gogh's stroke brush effect to a random image Take the following image as an example: Thank you so much if you could help!
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Is there a way to recreate the typical Red/Blue-Postereffect using Mathematica?

I think nearly all of us have at least once seen an image like this: So I wondered whether it is possible to recreate this effect using Mathematica because it seems like it wouldn't need that many ...
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How to make a stereogram in Mathematica?

Given a background and a pattern jpg files, is there a quick and easy way to produce a stereogram by using Mathematica? The following picture was produced from Photoshop, spent about half an hour. ...
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Finding a function that fits the shape of an image

How can I find a function that fits the given shape of an image? Or instead extract a point set from the shape and then find an interpolating function fits the shape. An example image is attached.
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Extracting road curves from an image

I have taken several gps readings while driving around town. ...
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Cleaning mildew from old documents using Mathematica (Image processing)

While visiting family over the holiday period, I managed to have some good mother-daughter bonding over how far back I’ve managed to trace the family tree (Mom is in her 80s and doesn’t do computers). ...
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How can I detect if an image is in or out of focus?

I need to filter out bad (blurry or ) images from a set, with some sort of blur detector.
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How to measure segment length and branch angle

I am trying to measure segment length and branch angle or bifurcation angle between each pair of segments. My image after thinning looks like this: ...
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Image Processing: Isolating areas of an image with internal irregularity

I am trying to isolate each of the blue painted fingernails in the image. However, I am not sure what approach should be considered due to the white design on each nail interrupting the otherwise ...
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Vectorizing an image like “Trace Bitmap” in Inkscape

Lately, we had a nice question about artistic image vectorization which got very nice answers. As Szabolcs pointed out himself Since "true" vectorization performed by various specialized software ...
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Image Processing: Edge detection of the tumor on tomogram. Сalculation area of the tumor

The task is to identify the image region of the tumor. I try to use example from documentation centre: ...