Category: Computer Vision

Video of Episode 6 of Portuguese Makers Hangouts

Hi everyone 🙂 As I said in my previous post, Episode 6 of the Portuguese Makers Hangouts was live on the 5th of December. As usual, it was very interesting to watch and hear about the projects made by other portuguese makers. This episode’s participants were: Gonçalo Lopes, who talked about his PhD work in



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New Publication: Multi-scale cortical keypoints for realtime hand tracking and gesture recognition

Hi! This post is just to let you know that there is a new publication in the Publications page named Multi-scale cortical keypoints for realtime hand tracking and gesture recognition. It was presented in the 1st International Workshop on Cognitive Assistive Systems: closing the Action-Perception Loop, held in conjunction with IROS2012.     Here’s the abstract:



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How to create a video from multiple images

Hi! If you work with computer vision maybe you have had the need to generate a video from a sequence of images, in order to get a dynamic view of your results. I’m going to show you a very easy way to do that with a simple command, using ffmpeg 🙂 .   So, let’s



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New Publication: Minimalistic Vision-based Cognitive SLAM

Hi! There is a new paper in the Publications section entitled “Minimalistic Vision-based Cognitive SLAM” which was presented today at ICAART 2012 – 4th Int. Conf. on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, in the Special Session on Intelligent Robotics. You can download it in the Publications section or just click here.   Below you can see



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How to use OpenCV with CMake and Codeblocks on Ubuntu

Continuing the previous posts on How to Install OpenCV 2.3.1 in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot with Python support and How to use CMake ith OpenCV now I’ll show you how to use both OpenCV and CMake with Codeblocks IDE. Codeblocks is an open source, cross platform, free, great C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding



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How to use CMake with OpenCV

CMake is a cross platform, open-source build system. It consists in a family of tools designed to build, test and package software. It is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files. CMake generates makefiles that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice.   OpenCV



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How to install OpenCV 2.3.1 in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot with Python support

OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a library of programming functions for real time computer vision. It is written in C/C++ and is used worlwide in many computer vision applications. This “how to” is a mix of two other great tutorials on OpenCV installations: A Compreehensive Guide to Installing and Configuring OpenCV 2.3.1 on Ubuntu from



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First Post

Hi there! This is the inauguration post of this blog. I hope you like the contents that I’ll post around here from now on. Most of them will be about robotics, electronics, computer science, hacks, etc. However, sometimes and not very often I may publish some stuff about other random topics. All the posts will



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