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How to use soft cascade in opencv 3

asked 2017-06-07 08:19:10 -0600

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I want to use soft cascade for its speed advantage . First I want to know in which version of opencv this class has been implemented? I couldn't find softcascade in opencv 3.2 windows pre-built version source codes. ( downloaded from here )

Second I wanted to know which file should I include in my c++ source code to use soft cascade? Is this in opencv2/objdetect/objdetect.hpp ?

And also is there any sample code for this class?

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answered 2017-06-07 08:26:32 -0600

It is not there. Parts were available in 2.4.x, they were buggy and not working properly, then a patent on softcascades arised and OpenCV removed it completely.

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Thanks. So is there any way to make cascade classifier faster? Especially the detectMultiScale function.

abc_123 gravatar imageabc_123 ( 2017-06-09 23:58:37 -0600 )edit

Try to tweak your parameters like scale, scaleFactor and such. Also using TBB helps.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2017-06-11 15:51:09 -0600 )edit

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