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ECE 5554 - Computer Vision (3C)

Course Description

Techniques for automated analysis of images and videos. Image formation, feature detection, segmentation, multiple view geometry, recognition, and video processing.

Why take this course?

Computers increasingly require the ability to "see" their surroundings in order to interact with humans and with the three-dimensional world. This course introduces theory and techniques for analyzing the content of images. Applications of computer vision include robotics, autonomous vehicle navigation, industrial automation, content-based search in image databases, face and gesture recognition, and aides for the seeing-impaired.

Learning Objectives

  • contrast common image formation models
  • implement various ways of extracting features from images
  • segment an image into meaningful regions
  • derive the theory behind multi-view geometry
  • implement various approaches to recognizing objects and scenes in images
  • implement techniques for processing video sequences