Wrong term in the tutorial "Making your own linear filters!"

asked 2014-02-02 10:56:51 -0500

davidxfoo gravatar image

In the tutorial "Making your own linear filters!" - http://docs.opencv.org/doc/tutorials/imgproc/imgtrans/filter_2d/filter_2d.html, the term "Convolution" is used with filter2D. This is wrong since filter2D does correlation instead of convolution as said in the API reference http://docs.opencv.org/modules/imgproc/doc/filtering.html, "The function does actually compute correlation, not the convolution:"

Right?

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Guanta gravatar imageGuanta ( 2014-02-02 16:04:41 -0500 )edit

You are right I guess. You could file a bug report to actually change the documentation at the dev forum.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2014-02-05 04:57:05 -0500 )edit