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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-13 17:47:28

At 03:10 PM 11/13/2001, Ullrich Koethe wrote:

>as the maintainer of the VIGRA library, I'd like to submit VIGRA for
>inclusion into boost. VIGRA stands for '(Computer) Vision with GeneRic
>Algorithms'. It is the first library (AFAIK) that consequently applies
>the principles of the STL to the field of image processing and analysis.
>Please take a look at
>Features of VIGRA include:
>* fully generic design
>* extensive documentation
>* liberal license
>* templated image data structures, image transformations, filters etc.
>* import/export of many image file formats (partly by using external
>libraries such as libtiff and libjpeg)
>* support for several color spaces
>* image analysis functions (edge detection, connected components
>labeling etc.)
>* Python interface based on boost.python (not yet in the public

 From looking at the home page it seems really interesting. It's hard for
a non-expert like me to easily grasp of applications it would be very
useful for, possibly useful for, or unlikely to be useful for.

Could you give a few examples of each?



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