[SciPy-user] Advanced Image Processing with Python

Zachary Pincus zachary.pincus@yale....
Sun Jun 22 17:10:14 CDT 2008


> The rest of what I'm looking for is basically what you
> can find in MATLAB image processing toolbox, and some shape  
> recognition
> algorithms eventually.
>
> The main idea would be to develop a first software with commonly used
> image processing tools (basic ones: filters, geometric  
> transformations,
> basic operations, histograms, profile extraction, fft, ...), and
> optional modules to extend its features.
>
> This software will be used to process mainly gray-scale (and less  
> often
> color) images, that can be stored in 2D data arrays (as well as 1D
> signals, but that's not a problem with Numpy/Scipy). So what I'm  
> looking
> for would be an image processing library (and one only if possible) to
> handle this, and of course I'd prefer it to be widely used, still
> developed and maintained, with a great future ahead... the perfect  
> library!

I think that OpenCV (with the ctypes python bindings) and  
scipy.ndimage should probably be pretty good candidates here...

Zach


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