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OpenCV Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook Second Edition by Robert Laganière

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Installing the OpenCV library

OpenCV is an open source library for developing computer vision applications that run on Windows, Linux, Android, and Mac OS. It can be used in both academic and commercial applications under a BSD license that allows you to freely use, distribute, and adapt it. This recipe will show you how to install the library on your machine.

Getting ready

When you visit the OpenCV official website at http://opencv.org/, you will find the latest release of the library, the online documentation, and many other useful resources on OpenCV.

How to do it...

From the OpenCV website, go to the DOWNLOADS page that corresponds to the platform of your choice (Unix/Windows or Android). From there, you will be able to download the OpenCV package. ...

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