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This is Filter Equivalent. This function may be present in generated code, but should not be used in hand-written code. CreateSegmentFittingMap and FitSegmentToStripe should be used instead.


Performs a series of 1D stripe detections and finds a segment that best matches the detected points.


void avs::AvsFilter_FitSegmentToStripe
	FitSegmentToStripeState& ioState,
	const avl::Image& inImage,
	const avl::SegmentFittingField& inFittingField,
	atl::Optional<const avl::CoordinateSystem2D&> inFittingFieldAlignment,
	int inScanCount,
	int inScanWidth,
	const avl::InterpolationMethod::Type inImageInterpolation,
	const avl::StripeScanParams& inStripeScanParams,
	avl::Selection::Type inStripeSelection,
	atl::Optional<const avl::LocalBlindness&> inLocalBlindness,
	float inMaxIncompleteness,
	atl::Optional<avl::MEstimator::Type> inOutlierSuppression,
	atl::Conditional<avl::Segment2D>& outSegment,
	atl::Conditional<avl::Segment2D>& outLeftSegment,
	atl::Conditional<avl::Segment2D>& outRightSegment,
	atl::Optional<atl::Array<atl::Conditional<avl::Stripe1D> >&> outStripes = atl::NIL,
	atl::Optional<atl::Array<avl::Point2D>&> outStripePoints = atl::NIL,
	atl::Optional<atl::Conditional<avl::Profile>&> outDeviationProfile = atl::NIL,
	atl::Optional<avl::SegmentFittingField&> outAlignedFittingField = atl::NIL,
	atl::Array<avl::Segment2D>& diagScanSegments,
	atl::Array<avl::Rectangle2D>& diagSamplingAreas,
	atl::Array<avl::Profile>& diagBrightnessProfiles,
	atl::Array<avl::Profile>& diagResponseProfiles


Name Type Range Default Description
ioState FitSegmentToStripeState& Object used to maintain state of the function.
inImage const Image& Image to fit segment to
inFittingField const SegmentFittingField& Segment fitting field
inFittingFieldAlignment Optional<const CoordinateSystem2D&> NIL Adjusts the fitting field to the position of the inspected object
inScanCount int 3 - 10 The number of points that will be searched to estimate the position of the segment
inScanWidth int 1 - 5 The width of each scan field (in pixels)
inImageInterpolation const InterpolationMethod::Type Bilinear Interpolation method used for extraction of image pixel values
inStripeScanParams const StripeScanParams& StripeScanParams ( ProfileInterpolation: Quadratic4 SmoothingStdDev: 0.6f MinMagnitude: 5.0f MaxInnerEdgeMagnitude: Nil StripePolarity: Dark MinStripeWidth: 0.0f MaxStripeWidth: Nil ) Parameters controlling the stripe extraction process
inStripeSelection Selection::Type Selection mode of stripe
inLocalBlindness Optional<const LocalBlindness&> NIL Defines conditions in which weaker edges can be detected in the vicinity of stronger edges
inMaxIncompleteness float 0.0 - 0.999 0.1f Maximal fraction of stripe points not found
inOutlierSuppression Optional<MEstimator::Type> NIL Selects a method for ignoring incorrectly detected points
outSegment Conditional<Segment2D>& Fitted segment in the middle of found stripe
outLeftSegment Conditional<Segment2D>& Fitted left segment
outRightSegment Conditional<Segment2D>& Fitted right segment
outStripes Optional<Array<Conditional<Stripe1D> >&> NIL Found stripes
outStripePoints Optional<Array<Point2D>&> NIL Extracted points of middle segment of an image stripe
outDeviationProfile Optional<Conditional<Profile>&> NIL Profile of distances between the actual segment points and the corresponding reference segment points
outAlignedFittingField Optional<SegmentFittingField&> NIL Fitting field used; in the image coordinate system
diagScanSegments Array<Segment2D>& Segments along which the scans were run
diagSamplingAreas Array<Rectangle2D>& Areas from which the input image is sampled
diagBrightnessProfiles Array<Profile>& Extracted image profiles
diagResponseProfiles Array<Profile>& Profiles of the edge (derivative) operator response

Optional Outputs

The computation of following outputs can be switched off by passing value atl::NIL to these parameters: outSegment, outLeftSegment, outRightSegment, outStripes, outStripePoints, outDeviationProfile, outAlignedFittingField.

Read more about Optional Outputs.


The operation tries to fit a given segment to stripe present in the inImage image. Internally, it performs a series of scans with the ScanSingleStripe filter along inScanCount specific scan segments which length is always equal to the inFittingField width and cannot be less than 4. The found points are then used to determine the actual position of the segment in the image. Only inMaxIncompleteness fraction of these scans may fail. If the fitting according to the given parameters is not possible, outSegment is set to Nil.


  • Connect an input image to the inImage input.
  • Define inStripeScanParams.StripePolarity to detect a particular stripe type, and only that type.
  • Adjust inStripeScanParams.MinStripeWidth and inStripeScanParams.MaxStripeWidth to the expected thickness of the stripe (in pixels).
  • If no or too few stripe points are found, try decreasing inStripeScanParams.MinMagnitude.
  • If some of the scans may fail, set the inMaxIncompleteness input accordingly.
  • If some of the scans may produce false results, try different values of the inOutlierSuppression input.
  • Use the outStripePoints outputs to visualize the scanning results.


Fitting a segment to the dark stripe of a nail
(inStripeScanParams.Polarity = Dark).


For more information about local coordinate systems please refer to the following article.

This filter is a part of the Shape Fitting toolset. To read more about this technique, one can refer to the Shape Fitting chapter of our Machine Vision Guide

Hardware Acceleration

This operation supports automatic parallelization for multicore and multiprocessor systems.

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