What does the honeybee see? And how do we know?
by Adrian Horridge
Publisher: ANU E Press 2009
This book is the only account of what the bee, as an example of an insect, actually detects with its eyes. The author sets out the history of how bee vision came to be understood, with an account of a century of neglect of old experimental results, errors of interpretation, sharp disagreements, and failures of the scientific method. The erratic path to understanding makes interesting reading for anyone with an analytical mind who thinks about the methods of science or the engineering of seeing machines.
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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 Dana H. Ballard, Christopher M. Brown - Prentice Hall
The book on computer vision - the construction of explicit, meaningful descriptions of physical objects from images. Parts of the book assume some mathematical and computing background, but mainly mathematical rigor takes a backseat to concepts.
by Andrew Blake, Michael Isard - Springer
'Active Contours' is about the computer analysis of moving video images. The authors develop geometric and probabilistic models for shapes and their dynamics. The models are applied to the real-time analysis of shapes in motion.
by Ales Ude - InTech
The purpose of robot vision is to enable robots to perceive the external world in order to perform a large range of tasks. This book presents a snapshot of the work in robot vision that is currently going on in different parts of the world.