Note: this is the first in a short series of articles about features in the new 1.1 release of OpenIMAJ. As academics we are quite used to the idea of throughly referencing the ideas and work of others when we write a paper. Unfortunately, this is not often carried forward to other forms of writing, […]
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The OpenIMAJ tutorial contains instructions for creating a Maven project using a Maven archetype. The tutorial is kept up-to-date with the latest release version of OpenIMAJ. This blog post reiterates the usage of the archetype and looks at how you can change the version of the OpenIMAJ dependencies to a different release version of OpenIMAJ, […]
The inaugural activity for the newly formed Web and Internet Science (WAIS) research group, the WAISFest, was a 3-day long hybrid between a hackday-style event and an unconference. During the fest, Jon and Sina ran an introductory tutorial on Map-Reduce processing with Hadoop, and together with some extra person-power, our multimedia team hacked together a […]
Video capture from a webcam in Java is one of those things that is supposed to be easy, but isn’t. There are many libraries out there that try to provide support for video capture, but they all fall short. For example, JMF doesn’t support capture on a Mac, QuickTime for Java is deprecated and doesn’t […]
Sina has put together this awesome screencast showing how to use OpenIMAJ to create a mosaic from a set of images. [vimeo 23490559 640 480] The images used in the screencast can be found here.
Look anywhere on the web and you’ll find loads of people complaining that Java is slow. Given that we’ve invested a lot of time in developing OpenIMAJ using Java, we want to demonstrate that this isn’t necessarily the case. The speed of individual algorithms in OpenIMAJ has not been a major development focus, however some […]
Over the past few months we’ve been working hard getting a large amount of code in shape to release publicly as open-sourced software. We’re releasing the code under two separate projects: OpenIMAJ – the Open toolkit for Intelligent Multimedia Analysis in Java ImageTerrier Both OpenIMAJ and ImageTerrier provide libraries and tools for experimentation and development […]