Would such question could find place here?

I am looking for software that would allow to match supplied image in video frame. I plan to use it to data-mine Hearthstone videos to get data on what decks are better.

Couple of years ago I saw a guy (I think he's Ukrainian) to demonstrate something similar. He would print screen live feed from his web cam and then would cut part of image and then supply it to the pattern recognition software he was running and it would apply border on matching part on live feed while he was moving camera. It would match it under certain angle. Since Hearthstone cards are always face up it should be possible to reuse this. I tried looking for this video and software without luck. If you know a peace of software that could do something similar(with some tweaks perhaps) or other good idea how to get my hands on Hearthstone game data please let me know.

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    $\begingroup$ You would have to try it to be certain, but I am personally clear that this would be wildly off-topic here. First, the statistical or machine learning content of this is minimal; at best it's about data acquisition (questions about getting datasets are off-topic here). Second, this is about software, and we have explicit advice that software-related questions are off-topic without a statistical core. Third, this is based on rumour and anecdote so far as we are concerned. But the advice at stats.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic does imply all the key problems with this as a posting. $\endgroup$ – Nick Cox Feb 16 '15 at 19:22
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    $\begingroup$ Although I agree w/ @NickCox that the quoted question would be off-topic on CV, this question (asking whether the quoted Q would be on topic on CV) is clearly on-topic for meta.CV. Discussing what might be on- or off-topic on the main site is definitely within the purview of the meta site. $\endgroup$ – gung - Reinstate Monica Feb 18 '15 at 0:20
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    $\begingroup$ Asking "is this kind of question on topic on CV" is clearly on topic on meta, even when the answer is "no" $\endgroup$ – Glen_b Feb 18 '15 at 2:41
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks guys, any idea where on SO this question would fit? $\endgroup$ – Matas Vaitkevicius Feb 18 '15 at 9:02

As per the comments -- probably not. If you're asking about the pattern recognition software, there is a StackExchange site for software recommendations. If you're asking for where you could find game data, you could try the Open Data StackExchange site, the Hearthstone subreddit, or even the gaming StackExchange site.


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