O'Reilly logo

Learn OpenCV 4 by Building Projects - Second Edition by Prateek Joshi, Vinicius G. Mendonca, David Millan Escriva

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Detecting points using the Harris corner detector

Corner detection is a technique used to detect points of interest in an image. These interest points are also called feature points, or simply features, in computer vision terminology. A corner is basically an intersection of two edges. An interest point is basically something that can be uniquely detected in an image. A corner is a particular case of an interest point. These interest points help us characterize an image. These points are used extensively in applications such as object tracking, image classification, and visual search. Since we know that the corners are interesting, let's see how can detect them.

In computer vision, there is a popular corner detection technique called the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required