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How to find the return error if template pic is not match with input image using Template Matching method

asked 2018-12-28 03:57:27 -0500

updated 2018-12-28 04:03:12 -0500

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import cv2
import numpy as np
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
import os
import pytesseract
from PIL import Image

img = cv2.imread('intel.jpeg',0)
img2 = img.copy()
template = cv2.imread('testing.jpeg',0)
w, h = template.shape[::-1]

# All the 6 methods for comparison in a list
methods = ['cv2.TM_SQDIFF', 'cv2.TM_SQDIFF_NORMED']

for meth in methods:
    img = img2.copy()
    method = eval(meth)

    # Apply template Matching
    res = cv2.matchTemplate(img,template,method)
    min_val, max_val, min_loc, max_loc = cv2.minMaxLoc(res)

    # If the method is TM_SQDIFF or TM_SQDIFF_NORMED, take minimum
    if method in [cv2.TM_SQDIFF, cv2.TM_SQDIFF_NORMED]:
        top_left = min_loc
        top_left = max_loc
    bottom_right = (top_left[0] + w, top_left[1] + h)

    cv2.rectangle(img,top_left, bottom_right, 255, 2)

    plt.subplot(121),plt.imshow(res,cmap = 'gray')
    plt.title('Matching Result'), plt.xticks([]), plt.yticks([])
    plt.subplot(122),plt.imshow(img,cmap = 'gray')
    plt.title('Detected Point'), plt.xticks([]), plt.yticks([])

here te "testing.jpeg" is not available in input pick but after its showing detected without showing any error

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you have to find an experimental threshold value, and decide on that:

Morichtykoko gravatar imageMorichtykoko ( 2018-12-30 08:38:40 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-12-28 04:58:22 -0500

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if you want to find out if or if not something is in your image, you cannot use any of the _NORMED methods, because the value will always be 0 (or 1).

then, you have to find an experimental threshold value, and decide on that:

if (min_val < threshold):
    # template found
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