Object detection and tracking in Python

Object detection and tracking in Python

Over six months ago I decided to embark on a learning journey of image analysis using Python. After carefully reviewing various options I took a two-course offer from OpenCV.org for about US$479, chiefly because of¬†i) the pivotal role of¬†OpenCV as an open-source toolkit in computer vision, ii) the relevance of the¬†course modules, and¬†iii) the vast … Continue reading Object detection and tracking in Python

UMAP clustering in Python

UMAP clustering in Python

Embracing Python in this tutorial series has long been a matter of time. For the last five years I have been championing R mostly because of its wide applicability and quite frankly, my own convenience. However, there is little any programming language can do to singlehandedly solve a variety of statistical and computational challenges and … Continue reading UMAP clustering in Python

Audio classification in R

Audio classification in R

Visiting Berlin in December 2013, some friends and I spent one evening at the White Trash, a rockabilly-vibe bar decorated with hanging skeletons and a couple of conspicuous portraits of¬†Ian "Lemmy", the late frontman of Mot√∂rhead.¬†Incidentally, I remember trying to guess what song was playing at a certain moment when a friend opened Shazam from … Continue reading Audio classification in R