Logo

Computer Vision by Dana H. Ballard, Christopher M. Brown

Large book cover: Computer Vision

Computer Vision
by

Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN/ASIN: 0131653164
ISBN-13: 9780131653160
Number of pages: 539

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(280MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Brain, Vision and AIBrain, Vision and AI
by - InTech
The book provides new ideas, original results and practical experiences regarding service robotics. It is only a small example of this research activity, but it covers a great deal of what has been done in the field recently.
(10065 views)
Book cover: Face RecognitionFace Recognition
by - InTech
This book aims to bring together selected recent advances, applications and original results in the area of biometric face recognition. They can be useful for researchers, engineers, graduate and postgraduate students, and experts in this area.
(5848 views)
Book cover: Machine Vision: Automated Visual Inspection and Robot VisionMachine Vision: Automated Visual Inspection and Robot Vision
by - Prentice Hall
This book is a comprehensive introduction to machine vision, it will allow the reader to quickly comprehend the essentials of this topic. Emphasis is on a range of the tools and techniques for image acquisition, processing, and analysis.
(10257 views)
Book cover: Pattern RecognitionPattern Recognition
by - IN-TECH
The present book is intended to collect representative researches around the globe focusing on low-level vision, filter design, features and image descriptors, data mining and analysis, and biologically inspired algorithms.
(9158 views)