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asked 2016-11-16 07:56:24 -0600

stan123 gravatar image

I know that the return value of the matchShapes() function is different depending of the orientation of the contour. But I recognized that a twisted contour gets a smaller return value than a not twisted. How can this be?

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answered 2016-11-17 11:47:43 -0600

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Here there are two methods you can do


1-convert contour1 to image using drawContour drawcontours

2-convert contour2 to image using drawContour

3-use find keypoints and feature matching , this method is rotation invariant you can follow the following example Feature Matching with FLANN

Method 2

1-You can extract features for the two contours using rotation invaraint feature such as HuMoments HuMoments

2-Compare the two moments if the distance is small the two objects are similar

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matchShapes() is actually using the L2 distance of Hu moments (under the hood)

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2016-11-17 12:11:49 -0600 )edit

Thank you very much I tried Method 2 and it worked fine for my problem :-)

stan123 gravatar imagestan123 ( 2016-11-18 07:06:55 -0600 )edit

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