OpenCV to detect how missing tooth in equipment

asked 2018-08-24 10:10:13 -0500

MarceloMota gravatar image

updated 2018-08-25 07:09:50 -0500

berak gravatar image

Hello everyone. I am just starting with OpenCV and still a bit lost.

Is OpenCV helpful to detect the position of a missing object (tooth for example)?

I would like to build a code to analyze an image of an equipment and detect which tooth is missing and its position.

For example in the image attached below of an equipment that has 9 teeth normally: the code should show a message that the 2nd tooth is missing.

Is this possible with OpenCV? If yes, where do I start?

Attached you will find the figure. missing tooth.PNG

Thanks a lot :)

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please provide a sample image to help us to understand your question well

sturkmen gravatar imagesturkmen ( 2018-08-24 12:10:57 -0500 )edit

did you forget to attach the image

sturkmen gravatar imagesturkmen ( 2018-08-24 13:50:04 -0500 )edit
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hi sturkmen. just posted the figure in the question. thanks :)

MarceloMota gravatar imageMarceloMota ( 2018-08-25 06:46:06 -0500 )edit

maybe convexityDefects are useful for this. here's a python tutorial

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2018-08-25 07:36:14 -0500 )edit

Thanks berak!! I Will have a look and get back with what I got

MarceloMota gravatar imageMarceloMota ( 2018-08-25 15:13:49 -0500 )edit