Best approach between Template Matching and Image Recognition [closed]

asked 2017-07-07 10:55:18 -0500

cakeby gravatar image

updated 2017-07-07 11:30:55 -0500

Hello guys.

I am trying to identify the heroes used in a mobile Android game at runtime. This game has thousands of heroes so I feel like Template matching (http://docs.opencv.org/master/de/da9/...) is not the most efficient way of dealing with this because I would have to find a match for each of them. Scaling might also be an issue depending on the device. I also took a look at Image Recognition but I don't understand how I could do this in my case (offline and using custom images)

Any hint to what to look for would be welcome. Thanks

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Closed for the following reason not a real question by berak
close date 2017-07-07 11:01:24.955884

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sorry, but so far it's only an "I WANT" thing, - hot air.

convince us, that you DID some previous research, put in some effort to solve it, -- THEN we'going to help you.

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2017-07-07 11:03:14 -0500 )edit

So you mean I need to try an approach that might not be the best and then ask the same question again?

cakeby gravatar imagecakeby ( 2017-07-07 11:25:14 -0500 )edit

just read the comment, again.

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2017-07-07 11:29:29 -0500 )edit

Yea I did it many times trying to understand what I have to do to convince you :D I've been searching for days now, reading on many approaches (Tensorflow, OpenCV, SikuliX, ...) but still none of them seems to fit my situation.

cakeby gravatar imagecakeby ( 2017-07-07 11:33:35 -0500 )edit

which IS, in the 1st place ? do you realize, that noone can help you unless you:

  1. are able to describe your problem
  2. are able to let other folks see, what you tried before
  3. (hardest thing, but..): make it obvious to have enough domain knowledge so others might think, it's "WORTH" investing your problem
berak gravatar imageberak ( 2017-07-07 11:36:00 -0500 )edit

I want to create an overlay app for Android that can add information about the fight based on the current leaders of the team. I need to identify the leaders by recognizing the icons that are on-screen at a specific spot. I know I have not started coding yet but I felt like I had to find a potential solution before heading in.

cakeby gravatar imagecakeby ( 2017-07-07 11:47:39 -0500 )edit

Just saw your edit. I get it man. I will get my hands dirty right now using a tutorial and trying to use it to solve my problem. Thanks!

cakeby gravatar imagecakeby ( 2017-07-07 12:04:51 -0500 )edit