[SciPy-dev] SciPy and vision

Renato Francisco G. Amaral renato.francisco.amaral@gmail....
Mon Jan 4 01:14:04 CST 2010


Hey, Keith, your book is a treasure of knowledge. I'm reading it again and
learning a lot in the process.

The book "After the Software Wars" is one of the best I've seen in ages.

All the best,

Renato Amaral


On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 3:32 AM, Keith Curtis <keithcu@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi;
>
> I have become convinced that SciPy is the best software community for
> people doing scientific computing, and hope more people join up.
>
> But one thing I see is not much computer vision code in SciPy. The image
> processing seems powerful but very basic right now. People can use OpenCV or
> one of its 3 Python wrappers, but it has defined its own Matrix class, etc.
> Researchers have told me that they don't like to use OpenCV because it is a
> monotholic monstrosity. The community seems quite unhealthy (e-mail traffic
> is quite low and much about build issues [1]) because I think it is so
> tempting for people to roll their own (
> http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~cil/v-source.html<http://www.cs.cmu.edu/%7Ecil/v-source.html>)
> rather than spending months learning all of its eccentricities.
>
> I think you guys should keep working on your image processing support and
> build a better place for vision researchers to easily jump into. Is this in
> progress?
>
> Regards,
>
> -Keith
>
> [1]
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=opencvlibrary-devel
>
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