abs_diff_imageabs_diff_imageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImage (Operator)


abs_diff_imageabs_diff_imageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImage — Calculate the absolute difference of two images.


abs_diff_image(Image1, Image2 : ImageAbsDiff : Mult : )

Herror abs_diff_image(const Hobject Image1, const Hobject Image2, Hobject* ImageAbsDiff, double Mult)

Herror T_abs_diff_image(const Hobject Image1, const Hobject Image2, Hobject* ImageAbsDiff, const Htuple Mult)

void AbsDiffImage(const HObject& Image1, const HObject& Image2, HObject* ImageAbsDiff, const HTuple& Mult)

HImage HImage::AbsDiffImage(const HImage& Image2, const HTuple& Mult) const

HImage HImage::AbsDiffImage(const HImage& Image2, double Mult) const

static void HOperatorSet.AbsDiffImage(HObject image1, HObject image2, out HObject imageAbsDiff, HTuple mult)

HImage HImage.AbsDiffImage(HImage image2, HTuple mult)

HImage HImage.AbsDiffImage(HImage image2, double mult)


abs_diff_imageabs_diff_imageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImage calculates the absolute difference between two images. The gray values g' of the output image ImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffimageAbsDiff are calculated from the gray values (g1,g2) of the input images (Image1Image1Image1Image1image1 and Image2Image2Image2Image2image2) as follows: g' = |(g1 - g2)| * Mult If an overflow or an underflow occurs the resulting values are clipped.

Several images can be processed in one call. In this case, both input parameters contain the same number of images which are then processed in pairs. An output image is generated for every pair.

Please note that the runtime of the operator depends on the value of MultMultMultMultmult. For MultMultMultMultmult = 1, a special optimization is used. Since values of MultMultMultMultmult different from 1 cannot yield additional information, MultMultMultMultmult = 1 should be used in applications. All other values of MultMultMultMultmult should only be used for visualization purposes. Additionally, for byte, int1, int2, and uint2 images special optimizations are implemented for MultMultMultMultmult = 1 that use SIMD technology. The actual application of these special optimizations is controlled by the system parameter 'mmx_enable'"mmx_enable""mmx_enable""mmx_enable""mmx_enable" (see set_systemset_systemSetSystemSetSystemSetSystem). If 'mmx_enable'"mmx_enable""mmx_enable""mmx_enable""mmx_enable" is set to 'true'"true""true""true""true" (and the SIMD instruction set is available), the internal calculations are performed using SIMD technology.

abs_diff_imageabs_diff_imageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImage can be executed on an OpenCL device for byte, int1, int2, uint2, int4, and real images. However, since for OpenCL 1.0 only single precision floating point is supported for all devices, and not all rounding modes are supported, the OpenCL implementation can produce slightly different results from the scalar or SIMD implementations.


Note that the acceleration gained by SIMD technology is highest on large, compact input regions. However, in rare cases, the execution of abs_diff_imageabs_diff_imageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImage might take significantly longer with SIMD technology than without, depending on the input region and the capabilities of the hardware. In these cases, the use of SIMD technology can be avoided by set_system(::'mmx_enable','false':)set_system("mmx_enable","false")SetSystem("mmx_enable","false")SetSystem("mmx_enable","false")SetSystem("mmx_enable","false").

Execution Information


Image1Image1Image1Image1image1 (input_object)  (multichannel-)image(-array) objectHImageHImageHobject (byte* / int1* / int2* / uint2* / int4* / int8 / real*) *allowed for compute devices

Input image 1.

Image2Image2Image2Image2image2 (input_object)  (multichannel-)image(-array) objectHImageHImageHobject (byte* / int1* / int2* / uint2* / int4* / int8 / real*) *allowed for compute devices

Input image 2.

ImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffimageAbsDiff (output_object)  (multichannel-)image(-array) objectHImageHImageHobject * (byte / int1 / int2 / uint2 / int4 / int8 / real)

Absolute value of the difference of the input images.

MultMultMultMultmult (input_control)  number HTupleHTupleHtuple (real / integer) (double / int / long) (double / Hlong) (double / Hlong)

Scale factor.

Default value: 1.0

Suggested values: 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0

Restriction: Mult > 0


The operator abs_diff_imageabs_diff_imageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImageAbsDiffImage returns the value 2 (H_MSG_TRUE) if the parameters are correct. The behavior in case of empty input (no input images available) is set via the operator set_system(::'no_object_result',<Result>:)set_system("no_object_result",<Result>)SetSystem("no_object_result",<Result>)SetSystem("no_object_result",<Result>)SetSystem("no_object_result",<Result>). If necessary an exception is raised.

Possible Successors




See also

add_imageadd_imageAddImageAddImageAddImage, scale_imagescale_imageScaleImageScaleImageScaleImage, dyn_thresholddyn_thresholdDynThresholdDynThresholdDynThreshold