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The gradient is a net we throw out to sea

“But classical science clung to a feeling for the opaqueness of the world, and it expected through its constructions to get back into the world. For this reason it felt obliged to seek a transcendent or transcendental foundation for its operations. Today we find—not in science but in a widely prevalent philosophy of the sciences—an […]

Image gradients

imagegradient Image gradients are a fundamental transformation used in image processing, search indexing, and computer vision. Like a weather map showing the direction and strength of the wind, an image gradient depicts the strength and direction of changes in intensity over the surface of the image.