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Intelligent Scissors tool

Project description


The Intelligent Scissors can be used to select an image region defined by strong color-changes at the edges.

You can learn more about it in papers:


pip install intelligent-scissors


To use in your program

from scissors.feature_extraction import Scissors

image = ...
scissors = Scissors(image)

seed_x, seed_y = ...
free_x, free_y = ...
path = scissors.find_path(seed_x, seed_y, free_x, free_y)

Also you can run a simple demo

from scissors.gui import run_demo

file_name = 'image.png'


The current implementation includes

  • Static features
  • Dynamic features
  • On-the-fly Training
  • Unrestricted graph search

On-the-fly Training allows you to select a “good” initial-boundary segment. However, this results in poor performance for new segments with different intensity/gradient magnitudes. To overcome this, first try selecting a small region of the new segment to create correct dynamic features.

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