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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Chapter 7. Shape Detection

In the previous chapters, we have learned the basis of Emgu CV and explored a variety of functions related to images. The majority of the methods presented so far are used to convert one image to a new but similar one. From this chapter onwards, our main idea is to introduce some real and interesting projects to see the power of Emgu CV. What we are going to do is transform an image into a representation of the data. One of these applications is Shape Detection. Emgu CV provides many methods to deal with this problem, and we'd like to demonstrate Canny and Hough Transform to implement the detections.

Canny Edge Detector

In 1986, John F. Canny developed an edge detection operator. It is a multi-stage image algorithm that ...

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