SIFT Keypoint Matching using Python OpenCV

I have been working on SIFT based keypoint tracking algorithm and something happened on Reddit. Kat wanted this is Python so I added this feature in SimpleCV. Here’s the pull request which got merged. SIFT KeyPoints Matching using OpenCV-Python: To … Continue reading

The End: Google Summer of Code 2012

This is the end, beautiful friend -The End by The Doors Katherine Scott, Anthony Oliver, Victor and Vijay, it has been a pleasure working with you guys. So after exactly three months, Google Summer of Code 2012 has come to … Continue reading

Lucas Kanade Tracker

I am working on a tracking algorithm based on Lucas-Kanade Method using Optical Flow. The Lucas–Kanade method is a widely used differential method for optical flow estimation developed by Bruce D. Lucas and Takeo Kanade. It assumes that the flow … Continue reading

Face Tracking with CAMShift using OpenCV/SimpleCV

CAMShift stands for Continuously Adaptive Mean Shift. It is the basis for the face-tracking algorithm in OpenCV. It combines the basic Mean Shift algorithm with an adaptive region-sizing step. The kernel is a simple step function applied to a skin-probability … Continue reading

Tracking in OpenTLD aka Predator

As my Google Summer of Code 2012 project, I have to port OpenTLD to python using OpenCV and SimpleCV. OpenTLD a.k.a. Predator was first made by Zdenek Kalal in MATLAB. OpenTLD. It is one of the most reliable algorithms to … Continue reading

Install OpenCV 2.3.1 and SimpleCV in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Arch Linux

After screwing up my Ubuntu see previous post and also my Arch Linux, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and upgraded to 12.04.   Ubuntu 12.04 LTS – Precise Pangolin Install OpenCV 2.3.1 sudo apt-get install libopencv-* sudo apt-get isntall python-opencv sudo … Continue reading