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asked 2013-03-13 02:48:30 -0500

decrot gravatar image

is it possible to create a list of blobs that are just square? I tried playing around with isSquare to no avail. I wanted something similar to

squareblobs = img.findBlobs().isSquare()

obviously this doesn't work, but its the general idea, I am only interested in square blobs.

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answered 2013-03-13 10:10:40 -0500

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Actually it does work. Twiddle the tolerances to get the results you would like. FeatureSets and python lists are interchangeable, so you can use list comprehension to filter them.

SimpleCV:30> squares = Image('./squares.png')
SimpleCV:31> blobs = squares.findBlobs()
SimpleCV:32> blobs.draw(width=-1)
SimpleCV:33> test = [b for b in blobs if b.isSquare(0.1,0.1)]
SimpleCV:34> test = FeatureSet([b for b in blobs if b.isSquare(0.1,0.1)])
SimpleCV:36> test.draw(color=Color.RED,width=-1)
SimpleCV:37: <SimpleCV.Display Object resolution:((640, 480)), Image Resolution: (640, 480) at memory location: (0x107048710)>
SimpleCV:38> squares.applyLayers().save('squaresout.png')

Here are the results

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answered 2013-03-13 13:02:38 -0500

decrot gravatar image

updated 2013-03-13 14:00:42 -0500

I dunno why I can't reply to your answer, but I hope you see this. my code is:

while disp.isNotDone():
    img2 = cam.getImage()

    imgBin = img_hsv.binarize(75).morphOpen().invert()
    blobs = imgBin.findBlobs(minsize=30)
    #blobs.draw(color=Color.PUCE, width=3)
    count = 1
    textLayer = DrawingLayer(img2.size())
    squares = blobs.filter([b.isSquare(0.1, 0.1) for b in blobs])
    print squares.coordinates()
    if squares:
        textLayer.text(str(count), squares.coordinates(), color=Color.RED)
        squares.draw(color=Color.PUCE, width=3)

        count += 1
    print len(squares)


My problem here is trying to number all the squares according to their count. It seems using 'squares.coordinates()' for the location of the text is invalid here, but it seems to work if I'm using blobs.

EDIT: Nevermind, I figured out that I needed to put for squares in squares: to break that list up

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nevermind, I found out that I needed to put

decrot gravatar imagedecrot ( 2013-03-13 13:59:06 -0500 )edit

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