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

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What happened in the code?

Let's quickly go through the code and see what's happening there. We use the Mixture of Gaussians model to create a background subtractor object. This object represents the model that will be updated as and when we encounter new frames from the webcam. We initialized two background subtraction models—BackgroundSubtractorMOG and BackgroundSubtractorMOG2. They represent two different algorithms that are used for background subtraction. The first one refers to the paper by P. KadewTraKuPong and R. Bowden, titled An Improved Adaptive Background Mixture Model for Real-time Tracking with Shadow Detection. You can check it out at http://personal.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Bowden/publications/avbs01/avbs01.pdf. The second ...

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