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from skimage import measure
def mse(imageA, imageB):
# the 'Mean Squared Error' between the two images is the
# sum of the squared difference between the two images;
# NOTE: the two images must have the same dimension
err = np.sum((imageA.astype("float") - imageB.astype("float")) ** 2)
err /= float(imageA.shape[0] * imageA.shape[1])
# return the MSE, the lower the error, the more "similar"
# the two images are
return err
def compare_images(imageA, imageB, title):
# compute the mean squared error and structural similarity
# index for the images
m = mse(imageA, imageB)
s = measure.compare_ssim(imageA, imageB)
# setup the figure
fig = plt.figure(title)
plt.suptitle("MSE: %.2f, SSIM: %.2f" % (m, s))
# show first image
ax = fig.add_subplot(1, 2, 1)
plt.imshow(imageA, cmap =
# show the second image
ax = fig.add_subplot(1, 2, 2)
plt.imshow(imageB, cmap =
# show the images
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