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Scene Detection with Python and OpenCV – Part 2: Adaptive Threshold Detection

Note that this article is still a work in progress; however, the example code for this part is complete and available in the Github repo linked below. In the second part of this three-part tutorial, w...

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Scene Detection with Python and OpenCV – Part 1: Threshold/Fade-to-Black Detection

In the first part of this three-part tutorial, we will write a Python program, using the OpenCV library, to perform threshold-based scene detection, to determine the exact frames where scene transitio...

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The State of Triclysm

About a year ago, I had nearly finished Triclysm, an LED cube simulator and driver application, for a final-year group project at my university. It was written in C++, using all open-source stuff, and...

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Biopsy Bot project page now up!

The Biopsy Bot project page is now live, and can be viewed here. I’m still working on uploading additional pictures, but I have already uploaded a few videos of the robot to Youtube. New videos ...

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Adding MATLAB Block Comment Syntax to Notepad++ / Scintilla

June 2013 Edit: Block comment support was officially added to Scintilla in April 2013. Newer versions should include MATLAB/Octave style block comments automatically. A few days ago on Super User, it ...

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Announcing PySceneDetect

A while ago, I came across an interesting looking topic on Super User, titled “Detect video chapter breaks from black screen or no sound in video”. At the time, I had just started working ...

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How does word length affect the performance and operation of a CPU?

About a year ago, I came across a question on Super User titled “How much faster is a 64-bit CPU than a 32-bit CPU?”, which was promptly closed and deleted since it’s a very open end...

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Enabling More Than 4 GB of RAM Under Windows 7 32-Bit

One popular answer I’ve written for Super User was to the question titled, “How can I enable PAE on Windows 7 (32-bit) to support more than 3.5 GB of RAM?” A great question, especial...

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Fixing the XAnalogTV Screensaver

A few days ago, I discovered the awesome XAnalogTV screensaver included with XScreenSaver. I was very impressed with the visuals, which include a very accurate simulation of a conventional “tube...

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Hello, world!

Welcome to my new homepage!  The purpose of this site is to setup an online identity for myself, and to start sharing the knowledge I have with the world.  I also plan to use this site extensively t...

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