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Mid-Large Asp.net MVC project: Storing images on filesystem or via SQL Server FILESTREAM [duplicate]

We have a ASP.NET MVC project with AngularJS and Entity Framework database-first, a news portal already in production for about a year. The project is mainly focused on providing content for users ...
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Is it possible to antialias existing lines, circles, text, etc. of a single color?

I want to manually antialias the output of GDI drawing functions on Windows. Each drawing function is rendered onto its own image and then blitted back (so alpha blending can work, as GDI doesn't do ...
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Feasible to keep work to a minimum for distribution purposes?

I'm faced with image manipulation requirements for a mobile app I wish to develop that I could quite easily (or 'easier', at least) implement in C# or javascript, as it's what I'm most familiar with. ...
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Technique for distorting part of an image to take features from another image?

I have a project of a community website, where people can alter/manipulate photos that they upload, in a particular way. For example, a person could select various contours and control points on ...
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Lazy-initialization vs preprocessing in image-based iOS app

I am making an iOS app which contains museum gallery: user can look through exhibits and then select info about it, etc. On the exhibit screen I have two ScrollViews that are different, but are being ...
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Use camera to analyze homogeneity

We are working with some screens whose in the production process change their state from a transparent state to a colored state. This colored state is achieved to block light transmittance. In this ...
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What are the most appropriate algorithms for downscaling images extremely while maintaining recognition?

I want to create a window icon (128x128 at most, the icon in the corner of the window on Windows is 24x24, I believe) from a large image (1024x768 and more). I've tried several algorithms - nearest ...
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Which Computer Vision / Image Processing technique would solve light imbalance in images?

Given a colour image whose light intensity is dim at the edges and bright in the middle, such as [dim bright dim], which computer vision technique would be recommended to correct this imbalance? ...
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How to integrate and Program Avatar customization in HTML(5)? [closed]

I am making a Game in HTML5. In one part of it, I want the users to be able to customize the avatar they get by default. For sample, let me share a screenshot from Zombie Lane on Facebook (now this ...
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Help me understand how to index a pixel in an image

I had a look at the code for the implementation of this paper Graph-Based segmentation by Pedro F. Felzenszwalb But I didn't understand how in the below code that y * width + x is used to build a ...
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Dataset with coordinates of borders of countries [closed]

I am creating an application that visually displays world regions, e.g. to place markers within an administrative region. Does a dataset exist with geometrical or geographical (long/lat) descriptions ...
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What is the current status of software support for JPEG-2000?

The general recommendation to record original scanned images used to be "use TIFF". But programmers need evolution of format for "evolution of software", and I need to evolve my system to change from ...
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What is watershed in the context of image processing?

I am new to image processing using Python. Now I am learning OpenCV and the mahotas module in Python. Many functions in these modules are related to watershed of an image. I don't know what ...
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Extracting color profile information from JPEG files

I'm trying to look up info about reading JPEG's color profile info and to my surprise there's very little open specific how-to information on that regard, but rather lots of general explanation on ...
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Annotate source code with diagrams as comments

I write a lot of (primarily c++ and javascript) code that touches upon computational geometry and graphics and those kinds of topics, so I have found that visual diagrams have been an indispensable ...
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Resizing an image with a non-integral conversion factor

I'm resizing an image based on a non-integral conversion factor (a bmp image, in fact). I understand how resizing works, just non with a decimal number. For instance, if the factor were 2, I would ...
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Drawing shapes dynamically on an image through web browser [closed]

We have a scenario where we create floor plans of locations when we visit. The floor plan is finally shown on the web. It's come to the point now where we want to show floor plans but have a key with ...
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2D Image Creator for a video game

I need to make a few images for an arcade video game I'm making in Java. As of right now, I have drawings that animate, but there are two problems. The drawings are horrible, and as a result, the ...
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Store HighRes photos in Database or as File?

I run a site which has a couple of million photos and gets over 1000 photos uploaded each day. Up to now, we haven't kept the original file that was uploaded to conserve on space. However, we are ...
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Storing images in file system and returning URLs or virtually resizing and returning byte arrays?

I need to create a REST web service to manage user submitted images and displaying them all in a website. There are multiple websites that are going to use this service to manage and display images. ...
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How image editing software change image contrast?

How Photoshop or other image editing software change an images contrast? What contrast mean when we process image pixel by pixel? Or what image contrast means? Here I created a very basic image to ...
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Is CSS resizing of images still a bad idea?

It's always been looked at that using width/height attributes on images which aren't what the original image actual is is a bad idea. It could mean pixalated images or download sizes bigger than ...
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What is the easiest way of viewing an RGB byte array as an image? [closed]

I have a byte array stored in a file. I want the quickest, easiest way of viewing the image whether it is writing code or using a utility or web page.
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Image color/grayscale classification

I am trying to classify a set of images into grayscale or color groups. I have been using ImageMagic to do that, comparing the color image to a grayscale version of itself and then using the Peak ...
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Do paint programs also need database?

I was thinking about how would a paint software works. Firstly I thought that it might not use any database but when I started thinking about the undo function I realized that it might be that the ...
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Which is better : Storing/retrieving images on/from SQL server or in a directory on server

I am working on a project in Asp.net MVC and need to work with images. There is an SQL database with a Product table. Every product in the table will have it's own image. I have two ways to do this : ...
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What's the best way to learn image processing? [closed]

I'm a senior in college that hasn't done much image processing before (except for some basic image compression on smartphones). I'm starting a research project on machine learning next semester that ...
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What factors should I be looking at to increase performance in image resizing?

I'm setting up a web app in which people will upload images. Once uploaded the images will be watermarked then resized multiple times (Thumbnails, different sizes etc.) and finally uploaded to Amazon ...
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why is it easy to break verification images if they are not distorted to the extent that humans can get them wrong too?

I don't understand why people like to say "Images had to be distorted otherwise they would be easily cracked". I'm talking about those verification images that we had to type to identify that we are ...
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How to know if two images are the same?

I have over 10000 images which about 2000 are duplicates in other formats (as in JPEG, PNG, GIF). Both of these numbers are increasing every day. I need to delete those duplicates and for that I must ...
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Best practice- handling images on website

I am porting an old eCommerce site to MVC 3 and would like to take advantage of design improvements. The site currently has product images stored in 3 sizes: thumbnail, medium (for display in a list) ...
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Could anyone suggest me some image manipulation techniques to be added to my image viewer? [closed]

I'm trying to develop a small image viewer just as an exercise to sharpen my programming skills. So far , all the features that I could think of adding to it are zooming in and out, inverting the ...