Computer Vision

Geiger, Davi


Classes are schedule Wednesdays 5:00 pm to 6:50 pm, 251 Mercer St, Room 101.

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Office Hours and Location: Wednesdays 3:00 to 5:00 pm, at 719 Broadway Room 1225.

Books: None


1. Introduction to Computer Vision.
Lecture 1.ppt (power point)

Lecture 2.ppt (power point)

2. Format Images
Crispy's page on Handling .png files in C++

Brandao's code: cimage.h , cimage.cpp , Sample.txt

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

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

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

7. Image Segmentation
labels.doc (word document)

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

7. Bayesian Belief Propagation
Lecture 6.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 Wednesday January 31st, 2007
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 Wednesday February 14th, 2007
CostFunction.xls (excel file)

Homework-3.pdf (pdf document)
due Wednesday February 28th, 2007
The new image is school.bmp

Homework-4.doc (word document)
due Wednesday April 4th, 2007
Here are the stereo images:
random.left.bmp and random.right.bmp or random.left.png and random.right.png
square.left.bmp and square.right.bmp or square.left.png and square.right.png
pentagon.left.bmp and pentagon.right.bmp or pentagon.left.png and pentagon.right.png
tsukuba.left.bmp and tsukuba.right.bmp or tsukuba.left.png and tsukuba.right.png

Homework-5.doc (word document)
due Wednesday April 25th, 2007