Asked by Felix
on 18 Sep 2013

Hello, I have a binary image with one object. How can I calculate the center of this object, to mark it in my image and to write the coordinates in the corner of this image, like this: object: X, Y

I used this code to calculate the center of mass:

s = regionprops(bw, 'centroid');

centroids = cat(1, s.Centroid);

imshow('MY_IMAGE.jpg')

hold on

plot(centroids(:,1), centroids(:,2), 'b*')

hold off

but how can i plot this coordinates on my image in the left corner?

Thank you for help

Answer by David Sanchez
on 18 Sep 2013

Accepted answer

use *text* command:

your_string = strcat( num2str(centroids(:,1)),'-', num2str(centroids(:,2))); text(10,10,your_string)

change the position by changing the "10,10" values

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Image Analyst
on 18 Sep 2013

Use sprintf to create your string, and cast your numbers to integers or use %.0f:

textString = sprintf('Object: %d, %d (coordinates)', int32(X), int32(Y)); text(x,y,textString);

Answer by Walter Roberson
on 18 Sep 2013

ndgrid() of 1:width and 1:height, do a logical indexing of those according to the binary image, calculate the mean() of what is left in each of the two coordinate matrices. Result will be centre of mass along each of the two coordinates.

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