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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Chapter 5. Working with Images

As mentioned in the previous chapter, image-processing libraries make many image-processing operations easy to code because of the extensive set of functions they have. In this chapter, the basic knowledge about images and how to deal with them will be introduced. Fundamental properties and operations will be discussed to enhance the power of Emgu CV. Thus, this chapter can be seen as the basis for most image-processing operations in this book.

Digital image representation

Images need to be represented as a series of numbers before it can be stored or used by our computer. In this section, we will discuss the basic concept of digital images.

Pixels and data

A digital grayscale image can be defined as a simple function: ...

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