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Edge Detection

Date 29 September 2021

Briefing Edge Lecture


Implement a prototype able to track a simple object in a video scene. You have full freedom to do this as you please, but bear in mind that we only ask for a prototype. The goal is to learn constituent techniques, not to make a full solution for production.

  1. You can set up your own scene, recording your own video, with a characteristic, brightly coloured object moving through the scene. E.g. a bright, red ball rolling on the floor.
  2. Start with the feature detector. Make sure that it works.
  3. Can you use the feature detector to detect your particular object in a still image?
  4. Visualise the detected object, by drawing a frame around it in the image.
  5. Introduce tracking only when you have a working prototype for still images.