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Subject: Re: [boost] [NVL++]: new library and utilities
From: Christian Henning (chhenning_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-01 11:26:32

Hi Manfred, I tried something similar a while ago when developing a
GIL ( generic image library ) extension to make OpenCV functionality
available for GIL data types. It's not multi-threaded.

If you're interested you can find the code here:


On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Manfred Doudar
<manfred.doudar_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hello List,
> Have recently released a series of libraries aimed at facilitating
> computer-vision tasks - taking out much of the boiler-plate associated
> with connecting to multiple cameras, and image streams generally.
> Work that is largely the product of almost 1.5 years work, using OpenCV
> as a back-end, but thread-safe, and all in modern C++, and largely
> header-file only.
> For those not particularly interested in computer-vision, there are
> libraries and miscellaneous utilities that may be of interest, in
> particular:
> - a library wrapper over Boost.Thread (not entirely complete, but covers
> majority of use-cases); and makes threading less error-prone
> - a library for parsing delimited strings (csv, etc)
> - a library for parsing command-line options (expresses intent better
> than Boost.Program_options, betters in some areas, lacks in others)
> - a library that with a bit more of effort can be made stand-alone for
> streaming ("chaining") of algorithms, though binders are common-place,
> some work herein presents alternative approaches.
> [[Documentation]]: is available, but not of Boost quality, however
> it is sufficient.  Depending upon reaction, what I do with these
> libraries, depends largely upon feedback I get.
> [[License]]:  largely C++ Boost license, with the exception of a few
> 3rd-party libs included in the package.
> [[Platform]]:  developed & tested on Linux; compiles with GCC-4.4.2
> [[Where to get it]]:  for the time being can be found here (until
> comms at work can get their act together and put up on their
> open-website) -
> ..there's only one file there:  nvl++.tar.bz2
> Cheers,
> --
> Manfred
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