Computer Vision

Geiger, Davi


Classes are schedule Thursdays 7:00 pm to 8:50 pm, 719 Broadway 1221.

Mailing list link

Office Hours and Location: Thursday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at 719 Broadway Room 1225.

Books: None


1. Format Images
Lecture 1.ppt (power point)
png.java c++.html
for more material see http://cat.nyu.edu/~crispy/vis2003/

2. Introduction to Computer Vision.
Lecture 2.ppt (power point)

3. Image Measurements and Feature Detection
(Image pixels, oriented filters, derivatives, edges, junctions)
Lecture 3.ppt (pdf document) and Lecture 3a.pdf (pdf document)

4. Contour Detection (Snakes and graph algorithms)
Lecture 4.pdf (pdf)

5. Image Segmentation Lecture 5.ppt (power point)
Shi & Malik's paper Ncut.pdf

6. Bayesian Belief Propagation
Lecture 6.ppt (power point)

7. Stereo Vision
Lecture 7.ppt (power point)

8. Structure from Motion
Lecture 8.ppt (power point)

Tomasi & Kanade's paper structure from motion.pdf
Tomasi & Kanade's paper figures figures.pdf

9. Tracking a set of points
Lecture 9.ppt (power point)

condensation algorithm home page
Isard and Blake book chapter tracking.pdf

10. Illumination (Decomposing illumination from reflectance functions)
Lecture 10.ppt (power point)

11. Symmetry Axis
Lecture11.ppt (power point)

Evaluation: Homeworks and projects.

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.pdf (pdf document)
due Thursday September 28th, 2006
Here are the images:
circle.bmp or circle.png or circle.jpg or circle.gif
noise.circle.bmp or noise.circle.png or noise.circle.jpg or noise.circle.gif
trapeze.bmp or trapeze.png or trapeze.jpg or trapeze.gif
noise.trapeze.bmp or noise.trapeze.png or noise.trapeze.jpg or noise.trapeze.gif
butterfly.bmp or butterfly.png or butterfly.jpg or butterfly.gif

Homework-2.pdf (pdf document)
due Thursday October 12th, 2006

Homework-3.doc (word document)
due Thursday November 9th, 2006

Here are the new images:

Kai Ju Liu's program find here

Homework-4.doc (word document)
due last day of class

Here are the new stereo pair of images:
Random.left.bmp and Random.right.bmp
square.left.bmp and square.right.bmp
pentL.bmp and pentR.bmp
tsukuba.left.png and tsukuba.right.png