Your Perl-driven cyborgs can soon recognize objects

I've made some progress in getting ccv to compile under Windows. Now I can start with opening up the API and writing some XS for it. Soon, the below image can be created completely from within Perl instead of using a shell call out to the executable to find "interesting" points in the object and the scene and match them together.


The SIFT algorithm seems to be quite a useful tool to do feature recognition without any prior training. I hope to (ab)use this to recognize objects and how they move around in movies. Also, I imagine this can be used to automatically stitch images together.


Cool stuff! Keep us posted!

This guy Liu Liu is a genius.
The training step is a bit hard, comparable to tesseract.

Awesome! Any chance to get it working together with PDL?

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About Max Maischein

user-pic I'm the Treasurer for the Frankfurt Perlmongers e.V. . I have organized Perl events including 9 German Perl Workshops and one YAPC::Europe.