A brief notification on the latest additions to
cv-cat (and all other camera applications linking in the same filters).
As of today, the application provides access to all the morphology operations available in OpenCV:
- morphological gradient
See OpenCV documentation for more details. In addition, a skeleton (a.k.a. thinning) filter is implemented on top of the basic morphological operations. The implementation follows this demo. However, this is neither the fastest nor the best implementation of thinning. Possibly the optimal approach is proposed in the paper "A fast parallel algorithm for thinning digital patterns" by T.Y. Zhang and C.Y. Suen. See this demo for comparative evaluation of several thinning algorithms (highly recommended!)
Some examples of usage are given below.
OpenCV allows multiple iterations of the same morphology operation, the default iterations number is 1. Below is the same erosion operation applied twice (please see cv-cat's help):