Create your own Object Detector

Creating a custom object detector was a challenge, but not now. There are many approaches for handling object detection. Of all, Haarcascades and HOG+SVM are very popular and best known for their performance. Though Haarcascades which were introduced by Viola and Jones are good in achieving decent accuracy, HOG+SVM proved to outperform the Haarcascades implementation. Here in this post we are going to build a object detector using HOG+SVM model. The output from our detector is something similar as shown below.

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Counting Bricks

Hello all !!

Long back when I was in my initial stage of learning computer vision, my friend asked me what are you always doing with your laptop? I answered Computer Vision. He then asked me what’s the big deal about it, so I explained. He then challenged me counting number of bricks in an image.

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