March 22, 2012 AT 10:52 am

Using Image Processing in Mathematica to Find Waldo

Where’s Waldo? Let’s ask Mathematica. An amazing little exchange over at StackOverflow about using Mathematica to process an image to locate the elusive Waldo by searching for his shirt pattern. No doubt this could easily be extended to MatLab/Octave or possibly even Maple. The first answer (by Heike) is a gem…

There’s all kinds of great discussions in this post, so you should head over there and check it out!



  1. My brother’s kids had those books almost 20 years ago. They were bright kits, two of them went to MIT. (As did my brother sister-in-law).

  2. Just say no to maple…

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