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How can this type of optical illusion be created in Mathematica?

I see these around the web and would like to make them in Mathematica. Combining them in an array is actually quite mesmerizing!
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Understanding “IntensityData” coordinates

Update - Playing around a bit, is it true that we need to process the list of "IntensityData" values $r$ as follows: r = Partition[r,k]; r = Transpose@r; And ...
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How to add a graphics frame to an image without resampling

Using Inset to place an image inside a Graphics expression with Frame -> True provides a ...
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Cropping an image to a minimum bounding box for a set of points

Imagine a define a pointlist inside of an image: Provided a pointlist for the set of red dots around the toy horse, is there a way for me to automatically crop to a minimum bounding box for this ...
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Defining and isolating a region of an image internal to a bounding curve

I was recently looking over this very nice question by March Ho: Counting elements which are inside another element on a different colour channel There are often times where I find myself wanting to ...
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How to convert rgb to YCbCr?

I looked at ColorConvert, but haven't found a relevant option. Is there a built-in function do this?
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Slow image manipulation

This is some extremely simple code that shows an image and manipulates a circle (that will be used to select a region of the image to analyze). All those Dynamics ...
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Displaying a small histogram overlay on a large image

I needed to overlay a small histogram onto a large image, specifically in the bottom right hand corner. However, I could not do this in an intuitive and computationally cheap fashion due to ...
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How Can I Transform a Colored Image into Pre-defined Matrix?

I am new to Mathematica and I would like to use it to postprocess some of the experimental data I measure. I would like to visualize voltage measurements over a non-uniformly segmented plate. I would ...
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Exporting large png results in completely black image

When trying to export an Image as PNG the resulting file is a completely black image. This happens only for certain images I have not been able to determine exactly ...
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Is there a fast method of generating a Standard Deviation image from a frame stack?

Imagine I have a stack of image frames, $(f_1, ..., f_N) \in F$, where each $f_i$ has the same set of $(x,y)$ dimensions. Using these frames, I'd like to create an image where each pixel in the image ...
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Problem with Fourier and InverseFourier function

I have the following code Image[img, ImageSize -> 300] data = ImageData[img]; fdct = Fourier[data] tdata = InverseFourier[fdct]; Image[tdata] but it seems to ...
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Defining a polygon by clicking on an image [duplicate]

Imagine I have some image, $I$, and I'd like to define a polygon by sequentially clicking on the image to define vertices $(v_1, ...) \in V$, where vertices $v_i$ and $v_j$ share an edge if $j = ...
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Determine the 2D-Fourier transform of an Image

I am new to Mathematica and using Version 8.0. I want to calculate the 2D-Fourier Transform of a digital image and see its Magnitude and Phase Spectrum, and reconstruct it.
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Intersection & Complement operations for lists of Morphological Components?

I have an array of $M$ sets of morphological components corresponding to the same image, however computed in different ways. For example, we might have: ...
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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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Slow import of multigigabyte TIF image stacks

Update 6: After contacting Wolfram Technical Support, I was advised that the frame-to-frame import timing variability can be eliminated by reading in the frame stack from frame to frame with the ...
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Why is Text in an Image cut off?

I want to create a long, skinny Image containing only text. This makes a square image of the default size. ...
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Colorize and the Four-Color Theorem

We can write: MorphologicalComponents[image] // Colorize To assign a random set of colors to each component in some image. The example used for reference by ...
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Using Dynamic to import the chronologically newest file in a directory [duplicate]

Imagine that I have a device continually and sequentially saving files to a specified directory on a Windows machine (such as [E:\ExampleDir]). Call this device a camera with some proprietary drivers ...
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Lossless TIFF or PNG export

I'd like to export an output from MatrixPlot[], however, the output file size seems to depend on my specification of the ImageSize -> {..., ...}. How might I export a TIFF with all of the data in the ...
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Make the linked images show well?

Cell[TextData[{ "(16) ", ButtonBox["[images]", BaseStyle->"Hyperlink", ButtonData->{"http://i.stack.imgur.com/gHWby.png", None}]}], "Text"] After click ...
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Plot image function together maintaining compatibility between their coordinate systems?

Is it possible to plot an image, i.e., draw it's pixels against usual coordinates? My goal is to plot my image and my function in the same coordinates. Update I drew an image of size ...
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How can I put an image on a surface [duplicate]

I want to paste an image on the surface of a 3D plot. For example consider this image which I want to paste on the surface of this sphere ...
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Reverse after ImageData? [duplicate]

Why should we do a Reverse on the image data after an ImageTake ? For example: ...
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How to copy an image given as a GraphicsBox expression to the clipboard?

I have a GraphicsBox expression encoding an image. I need to copy this image to the clipboard so that it can be inserted in a Microsoft Word document. When I invoke ...
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How to convert an image to a compressed string representation equivalent to one copied to clipboard by `CopyToClipboard[image]`?

In my recent question I asked How to embed an image into a string? The suggested solution was ...
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How can I make images in the cell auto-adjust to some fixed-size

There is one auto-adjust item in the right-click menu of image in cell. And other related items are actual size and ...
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Getting RGBA data from an image

What is going on with returned data in the following examples? It appears ImageData returns different types depending on the what data is passed into ...
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Behavior of copy and paste with different image formats

Ok, let's say I create a 1x1 pixel image. i = Image[{{0}}, "Byte"]; Now I Export["image.png", i] the image and import it into ...
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How to get path and file name of a pasted image?

Say in Documentation Center -> ImageData -> EXAMPLES -> Basic Examples you find an image of a planetary body (Mars?). Can one obtain the file source for this image wich is copied into a Mathematica ...
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Embed Code Into Image

I often export images(plots, matrix, arrays, etc..) from mathematica which I end up putting in word documents or uploading to the web. The problem is that I often lose the original code and I am left ...
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How can I detect an ellipse in a photo?

I tried to detect the rim of the following cup as an ellipse. I've tried the solutions given in How to find circular objects in an image? to detect the ellipse, but the detection result was not ...
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Sharp background image in plot

How do I get rid of blurry transitions between pixels of the background image below. It's the fault of Texture[], previously discussed in this answer. I haven't ...
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Resampling when using image as Texture

How to get sharp pixel boundaries with Texture? I'd like to have only black/white in the example below, no gray. ...
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How can I import images from a Microsoft SQLServer database?

I have a table with binary data (images) in Microsoft SQlServer. I want to import that data and convert it into Image format. I wrote the following code, but it's ...
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Detection of horizontal lines in an image

Ok I'm trying to detect horizontal lines in an image. But the problem is that the line is quite obscure. So I'm not sure if it is even possible to extract that. I tried many different filters, but ...
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How can I return the color at a coordinate in an image?

I have an imported and cropped image: TestPicture = Import["filepath.jpg"]; TestPictureCropped = ImageCrop[TestPicture, Min[ImageDimensions[TestPicture]]]; How ...
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Combining Image3D and Graphics3D

I want to combine an Image3D and a Graphics3D using Show. Here is the code: ...
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Composing an image with a plot

I'm trying to illustrate the solutions to a textbook problem dealing with quadratic functions. This will involve plotting a quadratic and overlaying the plot and the image. Here is the textbook ...
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NetLink Exporting Images doesn't work (Unknown string escape)

Exporting Image files (intermittently) doesn't work: I get messages back indicating the error is to do with escaping characters: ...
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Scaling an image with “Drawing Tools” primitives on it

Imagine I doodle with the "Drawing tools" pen, or place lines on an image after importing it. Now say I want to scale this image by some constant factor $C$ while maintaining the same aspect ratio. ...
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Introduction of bias during brightness and contrast manipulation of an image

Quoting from Nature magazine's "Image integrity" guidelines: Processing (such as changing brightness and contrast) is appropriate only when it is applied equally across the entire image and is ...
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Mathematica averaging a big list of large images

I have a list of several hundred images, and I want to average the list to get a single image. Each image is 12bit TIFF with 2048*2048 pixels, and I am using the following to do the job: ...
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SaveDefinitions->True changes the displayed image

I have a Manipulate[ ] that displays an image with a superimposed Locator object. It works fine when I have ...
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Problem with Raster and custom ColorTable

Context Let me define two colour tables: (which come from brewer and xmedcom respectively) ...
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Using a given colour table with Image?

Context I would like to represent large images with a given colour table. Now, if I use Image ...
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How can I detect a rectangular region of interest in a picture?

Here is a downsampled input image I converted to greyscale. To select the rectangular region of interest we first preform preprocessing: ...
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Voronoi diagrams for generators other than points

Any suggestions how to determine Voronoi diagram for sites other than points, as e.g. in the picture below? Input is a raster image.
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How can I keep a plot's filled area from obstructing other lines when exported as EPS?

I am plotting several functions, some of which have fillings. After I combine all the functions together on a plot and export the plot to an EPS file, the fillings obstruct other lines. Exported PDF ...