How to Retrieve Specific points from contourfind function? [closed]

asked 2014-10-16 07:22:16 -0600

Arjun gravatar image

updated 2017-03-10 02:54:51 -0600

Hello All,

I am using Findcontour and drawcontour for contour Processing.The output array of findcontour function contains 4 adjacent points on Top Left corner of contour.I want All the points contained in contour,so I can retrieve specific points(Extreme Points)from it.Does anybody know,what is the method to achieve this?

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maybe some drawing helps

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2014-10-16 07:33:21 -0600 )edit

I am not sure, but do you want this?

thdrksdfthmn gravatar imagethdrksdfthmn ( 2014-10-16 08:35:53 -0600 )edit

Thanks. I have tried this.Whether I use CHAIN_APPROX_NONE or CHAIN_APPROX_SIMPLE,in both case I get only 4 Adjacent Points.I have used the function as this: findContours(ContourImg, contours, // a vector of contours CV_RETR_EXTERNAL, // retrieve the external contours CV_CHAIN_APPROX_NONE); // all pixels of each contours Do I need to change any parameters to get all the points(or extreme points)? Is there anything wrong with this? or any other method to be used?

Arjun gravatar imageArjun ( 2014-10-17 02:01:56 -0600 )edit

Ok, it's way too far to understand what you want, can you please add some photos of the case (or a similar one) and what you get and what you want?

thdrksdfthmn gravatar imagethdrksdfthmn ( 2014-10-17 02:14:58 -0600 )edit

Do I understand it correctly that you want every single point of your contour and then locate some interesting points for you? If so add the figure that yields only 4 points when using CHAIN_APPROX_NONE because this one should add all points that differ in both x and y direction.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2014-10-17 04:05:48 -0600 )edit