The goal of this chapter is to present some of the pre-installed capabilities of Wakari. In this section, we will explore some of the basic functions of PIL (Python Image Library), such as histograms, filters, operations, and transformations. We already installed and used PIL in Chapter 5, Similarity-Based Image Retrieval.
First, we will upload the images
412.jpg (Dinosaur) and
826.jpg (Land) to the path (see the arrow in the following screenshot). The images came from the Caltech-256 images-dataset used in Chapter 5, Similarity-Based Image Retrieval.
The first thing we need to start working is to import the
pylab modules. Next, we will use the
open() method of the
Image object. Finally, ...