by Dana H. Ballard, Christopher M. Brown
Publisher: Prentice Hall 1982
Number of pages: 539
Computer vision is the construction of explicit, meaningful descriptions of physical objects from images. Image understanding is very different from image processing, which studies image-to-image transformations, not explicit description building. Descriptions are a prerequisite for recognizing, manipulating, and thinking about objects. Parts of the book assume some mathematical and computing background (calculus, linear algebra, data structures, numerical methods). However, throughout the book mathematical rigor takes a backseat to concepts. Our intent is to transmit a set of ideas about a new field to the widest possible audience.
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by Richard Szeliski - Springer
The book emphasizes basic techniques that work under real-world conditions, not the esoteric mathematics without practical applicability. The text is suitable for a senior-level undergraduates in computer science and electrical engineering.
by Widodo Budiharto - Science Publishing Group
This book is written to provide an introduction to intelligent robotics using OpenCV. It is intended for a first course in robot vision and covers modeling and implementation of intelligent robot. Written for student and hobbyist.
by Julio Ponce, Adem Karahoca - IN-TECH
Nearest feature classification for face recognition, subspace methods, a multi-stage classifier for face recognition undertaken by coarse-to-fine strategy, PCA-ANN face recognition system based on photometric normalization techniques, etc.
by Bruce G. Batchelor - Springer-Verlag
The author introduces the basic concepts of machine vision, then develops these ideas to describe intelligent imaging techniques for use in a new generation of industrial imaging systems. Several case studies in industrial applications are discussed.