Dense DAISY feature descriptionΒΆ

The DAISY local image descriptor is based on gradient orientation histograms similar to the SIFT descriptor. It is formulated in a way that allows for fast dense extraction which is useful for e.g. bag-of-features image representations.

In this example a limited number of DAISY descriptors are extracted at a large scale for illustrative purposes.

from skimage.feature import daisy
from skimage import data
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

img =
descs, descs_img = daisy(img, step=180, radius=58, rings=2, histograms=6,
                         orientations=8, visualize=True)

fig, ax = plt.subplots()
descs_num = descs.shape[0] * descs.shape[1]
ax.set_title('%i DAISY descriptors extracted:' % descs_num)

Python source code: download (generated using skimage 0.10.0)

IPython Notebook: download (generated using skimage 0.10.0)