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Book cover: Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and AnalysisComputer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis
by - Springer ,
Provides an extensive survey of over 100 machine vision methods, with a detailed taxonomy for local, regional and global features. It provides background to develop intuition about why interest point detectors and feature descriptors actually work.
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Book cover: Modern Robotics with OpenCVModern Robotics with OpenCV
by - 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.
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Book cover: Notes on Elementary Spectral Graph TheoryNotes on Elementary Spectral Graph Theory
by - arXiv ,
These are notes on the method of normalized graph cuts and its applications to graph clustering. I provide a thorough treatment of this deeply original method, including complete proofs. The main thrust of this paper is the method of normalized cuts.
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Book cover: Object Detection in Real ImagesObject Detection in Real Images
by - arXiv ,
We propose a new object detection/recognition method, which improves over the existing methods in every stage of the object detection/recognition process. In addition to the usual features, we propose to use geometric shapes as additional features.
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Book cover: Current Advancements in Stereo VisionCurrent Advancements in Stereo Vision
by - InTech ,
The topics covered in this book include fundamental theoretical aspects of robust stereo correspondence estimation, novel and robust algorithms, hardware implementation for fast execution, neuromorphic engineering, probabilistic analysis, etc.
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Book cover: Programming Computer Vision with PythonProgramming Computer Vision with Python
by - O'Reilly Media ,
The idea behind this book is to give an easily accessible entry point to hands-on computer vision with enough understanding of the underlying theory and algorithms to be a foundation for students, researchers and enthusiasts.
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Book cover: Computer Vision: Models, Learning, and InferenceComputer Vision: Models, Learning, and Inference
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This modern treatment of computer vision focuses on learning and inference in probabilistic models as a unifying theme. It shows how to use data to learn the relationships between the observed image data and the aspects that we wish to estimate.
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Book cover: Advances in Stereo VisionAdvances in Stereo Vision
by - InTech ,
In this small book the authors have attempted to present a limited but relevant sample of the work being carried out in stereo vision, covering significant aspects both from the applied and from the theoretical standpoints.
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Book cover: Image SegmentationImage Segmentation
by - InTech ,
The objective of the image segmentation is to simplify the representation of pictures into meaningful information by partitioning into image regions. Image segmentation is a technique to locate certain objects or boundaries within an image.
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Book cover: Robot VisionRobot Vision
by - 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.
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Book cover: Picture Interpretation: A Symbolic ApproachPicture Interpretation: A Symbolic Approach
by - World Scientific ,
Explores a method for symbolically intrepreting images based upon a parallel implementation of a network-of-frames to describe intelligent processing. The system has been implemented in an object-oriented environment in the language Parlog++.
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Book cover: Visual ServoingVisual Servoing
by - InTech ,
This is a book about how to employ the vision theory in the market conditions for students or researchers who want to realize the technique of machine vision. The book consists of 10 chapters on different fields about vision applications.
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Book cover: Machine VisionMachine Vision
by - McGraw-Hill ,
The book is intended to provide a balanced introduction to machine vision. Basic concepts are introduced with only essential mathematical elements. The details to allow implementation and use of vision algorithm in practical application are provided.
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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.
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Book cover: Active ContoursActive Contours
by - 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.
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Book cover: Vision SystemsVision Systems
by - Cardiff School of Computer Science ,
From the table of contents: Image Acquisition: 2D Image Input, 3D imaging; Image processing: Fourier Methods, Smoothing Noise; Edge Detection; Edge Linking; Segmentation; Line Labelling; Relaxation Labelling; Optical Flow; Object Recognition.
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Book cover: What does the honeybee see? And how do we know?What does the honeybee see? And how do we know?
by - ANU E Press ,
The book is the only account of what the bee actually detects with its eyes. 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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Book cover: Stereo VisionStereo Vision
by - InTech ,
The book comprehensively covers almost all aspects of stereo vision. In addition reader can find topics from defining knowledge gaps to the state of the art algorithms as well as current application trends of stereo vision.
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Book cover: State of the Art in Face RecognitionState of the Art in Face Recognition
by - 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.
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Book cover: Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and TrackingScene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
by - InTech ,
This book reports recent advances in the use of pattern recognition techniques for computer and robot vision. The areas of low level vision such as segmentation, edge detection, and region identification, are the focus of this book.
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Book cover: Anisotropic Diffusion in Image ProcessingAnisotropic Diffusion in Image Processing
by - Teubner ,
Many recent techniques for digital image enhancement and multiscale image representations are based on nonlinear PDEs. This book gives an introduction to the main ideas behind these methods, and it describes in a systematic way their foundations.
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Book cover: Recent Advances in Face RecognitionRecent Advances in Face Recognition
by - IN-TECH ,
The main ideas in the area of face recognition are security applications and human-computer interaction. The goal of this book is to provide the reader with the most up to date research performed in automatic face recognition.
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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.
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Book cover: Natural Image StatisticsNatural Image Statistics
by - Springer ,
Introductory textbook and a research monograph on modelling the statistical structure of natural images. The statistical structure of natural images is described using a number of statistical models whose parameters are estimated from image samples.
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Book cover: Face RecognitionFace Recognition
by - InTech ,
This book will serve as a handbook for students, researchers and practitioners in the area of automatic (computer) face recognition and inspire some future research ideas by identifying potential research directions within the area.
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Book cover: Computer VisionComputer Vision
by - InTech ,
This book presents research trends on computer vision, especially on application of robotics, and on advanced approaches for computer vision. Research on RFID technology integrating stereo vision to localize an indoor mobile robot is included.
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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.
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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.
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Book cover: Machine PerceptionMachine Perception
by - Prentice-Hall ,
This book is about visual perception. It is based on the author's experience in teaching graduate courses in the field. It assumes no previous knowledge of the field and aims to provide a comprehensive knowledge of its methods.
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Book cover: Computer Vision: Algorithms and ApplicationsComputer Vision: Algorithms and Applications
by - 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.
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Book cover: Visual ReconstructionVisual Reconstruction
by - The MIT Press ,
Visual Reconstruction presents a unified and highly original approach to the treatment of continuity in vision. The book introduces two new concepts: the weak continuity constraint and the graduated nonconvexity algorithm.
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Book cover: Machine Interpretation of Line DrawingsMachine Interpretation of Line Drawings
by - The MIT Press ,
The book on computer vision which solves the problem of the interpretation of line drawings and answers many other questions regarding the errors in the placement of lines in the images. Sugihara presents a mechanism that mimics human perception.
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Book cover: Introduction to Programming for Image Analysis with VTKIntroduction to Programming for Image Analysis with VTK
by - Image Processing and Analysis Group ,
The author's goal was to provide sufficient introductory material for a typical 1st year engineering graduate student with some background in programming in C and C++ to leverage modern open source toolkits in medical image analysis.
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Book cover: Intelligent Vision Systems for IndustryIntelligent Vision Systems for Industry
by - 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.
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Book cover: Computer VisionComputer Vision
by - 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.
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