The following are instructions on how to run the applets which are part of the HIPR package. These applets are designed to allow the user to try out the operators which are outlined in the worksheets.
You may want to review the general instructions first, which gives a demonstration overview, JAVA details, browser details, known bugs, etc.
Source for this operator.
The first four boxes are check boxes which can be either selected or de-selected to determine which type of line is to be detected. Selecting each type of line will apply a different kernel, and the outputs from these are combined to make a single picture with all the selected lines.
The pull down menu below these allow you to select if a threshold should be applied so that only significant lines are found. The threshold value is entered in the box below the menu.
On the output window the brighter the value the stronger the line.
Image arithmetic may produce images with values less than 0 or greater than 255. These values are clipped to 0 and 255, but Scaling and Offset values can be entered to allow you to rescale the images yourself before the clipping takes place, according to Output = Scaling*Input + Offset.
Line detector output may produce small values. You can use the scale factor to enhance the visibility.
The output is displayed to the right of the input image.
Pressing the green start button causes the operator to run. Pressing the Stop button causes the operator to stop running. This is useful if the system being run on is very slow and the operator is taking a long time to complete.
The time box shows the amount of time which the operator took to complete the process on the input image.
You can inspect the input and result image pixel values by depressing the left mouse button and moving the cursor over the desired pixel. The pixel coordinates and gray-level value are displayed underneath the image. Note that some images are larger than the displayed 256x256 display window. Larger images are subsampled in an appropriate manner.
You can find out about known problems with the system here.
©2003 R. Fisher, S. Perkins,
A. Walker and E. Wolfart.