Computer Vision

Geiger, Davi


Classes are schedule Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 6:50 pm, WWH 101.

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Office Hours and Location: Thursdays 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm at 719 Broadway Room 1225.

Books: None


1. Image Formation (one class: Lecture 1) (Geometry of the image formation, reflectance functions, light sources) Lecture 1.ppt (power point) or Lecture 1.pdf (pdf)

2. Image Measurements and Feature Detection (two classes: Lecture 2 and 3)
(Image pixels, oriented filters, derivatives, edges, junctions)
Lecture 2.ppt (power point) or Lecture 2.pdf (pdf) and Lecture 2.doc (word document) or Lecture 2.pdf (pdf)
Lecture 3.ppt (power point) and Lecture 3.doc (word document)

3. Illumination (Decomposing illumination from reflectance functions)
Lecture 4.ppt (power point)

4. Contour Detection and Image Segmentation (Snakes and graph algorithms)
Lecture 5.doc (word document)
Lecture 6.ppt (power point)
Shi&Malik's paper Ncut.ps.gz (compressed postscript)

5. Stereo Vision (Geometry of two or more cameras, priors for stereo, algorithms)
Lecture 7.ppt (power point)
Lecture 7.doc (word document)
Lecture 8.ppt (power point)

6. Tracking segments

7. Structure from Motion (Two and three frames)

8. Structure from multiple Views (Decomposing shape from view/projections)

9. Symmetry Axis
symmetry.ppt (power point)

10. Recognition (handwriting and face recognition).
handwriting.ppt (power point)

Evaluation: Homeworks.

Homeworks: Students are encouraged to work on small groups (not more than 5 students in a group, and three is better than five.) However, each student should submit/write its own homework.

Homework-1.doc (word document)
due Tuesday October 8th, 2002
Here are the images:
test.bmp or test.ras or test.png
testnoise.bmp or testnoise.ras or testnoise.jpg
face-image.bmp or face-image.png or face-image.jpg

Homework-2.doc (word document)
due Tuesday October 22th, 2002
butterfly.bmp or butterfly.png or butterfly.pdf

Homework-3.doc (word document)
due Tuesday November 4th, 2002

Homework-4.doc (word document)
due Tuesday December 10th, 2002
stereo image pairs
Link to the images