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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Algorithms for image stitching

There are three main stages during one image stitching process—image matching, image calibration, and image blending.

Image matching

Neighboring images always share the same parts that exactly overlap. Image matching, also called image registration, aims at searching for image alignments. Here we use matching features to describe local features in an image so that overlapping pixels can be found. The Matching feature is another computer-vision concept, and it is used to compute abstractions of image information at every point. The following figure shows how computers search for the overlaps:

Image matching

After computing the image ...

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