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Would Open CV help me find an object in 3D image

asked 2012-11-14 11:14:02 -0500

HoosierDaddy gravatar image

My problem isn't computer vision, but I think the techniques used in CV would be applicable. I have an anatomical MRI image - a 3D grey scale array. I would like to locate a particular shape within the image. I think CV techniques would be useful, since I need to deal with translations, rotations, and deformities (everyone's different!).

Is this possible? What part of the library should I be poking around in?

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answered 2012-11-15 01:35:48 -0500

Siegfried gravatar image

Hi,

I'm not sure if opencv is the right library for 3D image and/or point cloud processing. Take a look at the point cloud library pointclouds.org. It can process a lot of different kinds of point clouds which includes also clouds of points with an intensity value (or RGB values) as required in your case.

You can find some useful tutorials here: http://pointclouds.org/documentation/tutorials/

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