OpenCV is the most popular library for computer vision and image processing. I started using it for my master (it was a beta version 0.98) thesis and I am stil using it. nitially, I did not understand why the images were loaded as BGR and not RGB. Then after having reading few articles, I came back with an answer. Basically, BGR was the common color format used among camera manufacturers and software providers (e.Read More
Why Lena (or Lenna)?
Nowadays, who approaches Computer Vision and Image Segmentation for the first time, often has to face with the following image: Have you ever ask to yourself who the girl in the picture is and why it is commonly used in Computer Vision? Lena Forsén, previously Söderberg, born Sjööblom (born 31 March 1951), is a Swedish model who appeared as a Playmate in the November 1972 issue of Playboy magazine, as Lenna Sjööblom.Read More