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Matrix output from for loop showing only last iteration values

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AKSHAY SREENIVASAN
AKSHAY SREENIVASAN on 28 Nov 2020
Commented: Dheeraj Cherukat on 28 Nov 2020
I'm doing a blob analysis to track droplete ejected in my experimental images. I am tracking the centroids of the blobs analyzed in each frame. In each frame, the number of blobs/bounding boxes are different and keeps on changing. The output I wish to obtain is the [X,Y] centroid of all the blobs in each frame, over all frames. I am using a for loop to run over the frames and hBlob Analysis to get the blob estimates. However, I am only getting the centroid data for the last frame. I am not sure how to output the centroids of all blobs in each frame to a common output variable, especially given that the number of blobs in each frame is not the same. Any help woudl be deeply appreciated. The code currently I am using is attached below.
for k = startImage:endImage
s = [sourcePath,s1,num2str(k),s2];
A = imread(s);
B = imread('Background.jpg');
S = imsubtract(B,A);
AA = imcrop(S,[0,0,1280,80]);
T = im2bw(AA,0.2);
Z = bwareaopen(T,50);
hBlobAnalysis = vision.BlobAnalysis('MinimumBlobArea',0,'MaximumBlobArea',300);
[objArea,objCentroid,bboxOut] = step(hBlobAnalysis,Z);
I = insertShape(AA,'Rectangle',bboxOut,'Linewidth',2);
numObj(k) = numel(objArea);
NUM(k,1) = numObj(k);
if numObj(k) == 0
objCentroid = [0 0];
else
xlswrite('centroid.xlsx',objCentroid);
end
imshow(I);
end

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 28 Nov 2020
You need to index it with the frame number, like
[objArea,objCentroid(frameNumber, 1:2),bboxOut] = step(hBlobAnalysis,Z);

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Dheeraj Cherukat
Dheeraj Cherukat on 28 Nov 2020
Hi Image Analyst,
Could you please reply on the question asked on the below link. Your comments and gtuidance would highly appreciated please.
https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/654418-how-can-i-feed-a-thrsholded-image-after-thermal-image-processing-as-an-input-to-a-sun-tracking-syst#comment_1149088

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