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Computer Vision
Spring 2011

IMPORTANT:

There are two weekly lectures (room 327):

  • Tuesdag 10:15-12:00
  • Friday 12:30-14:15

Tuesdays 8:00-9:45 we will be available to assist you with the exercises.

Week Date Topics Readings Ex.
14 April 5 Introduction (pdf)
Filters and scale (pdf)
- Szeliski, Ch. 1, 3.2, 3.5 (Ch. 3.5.4 is optional)
- Steerable filters [Freeman & Adelson], Sect. 1-2
- Image pyramids [Adelson & Anderson] (optional)
Ex. 1
  April 8 Image features (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 4.1
- SIFT [Lowe] (optional)
- Multi-image matching [Brown] (optional)
Ex. 2
15 April 12 Edges and lines (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 4.2-4.3
- Edge detection [Cipolla & Gee]
- Matlab example
Ex. 3
  April 15 Introduction to cameras
and projection (pdf)
- Szeliski, Ch. 2.1
- Hartley & Zisserman note (optional)
- Soft introduction [Hartley & Zisserman] (optional)
 
16 Easter holiday      
17 April 26 Motion and warping (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 8.1-8.3, 3.6
- Creating panoramas [Szeliski & Shum] (optional)
 
  April 29 Building a pinhole camera - Inspiration
- Exercise taken from Antonio Torralba at MIT.
Ex. 4
18 May 3 Optical flow (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 8.4
- Optical flow [Wikipedia] (optional)
- Optical flow [Fleet & Weiss] (optional)
 
  May 6 Segmentation (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 5.2-5.4  
19 May 9 Segmentation II (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 5.1
- Active Appearance Models (optional)
Ex. 5
  May 13 Camera calibration and projective geometry (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 6.1-6.3 (optional)
- Projective Geometry [Mundy & Zisserman], (read  23.1-23.5, 23.10)
- Camera calibration from vanishing points [Cipolla, Drummond & Robertson] (optional)

- Matlab camera calibration toolbox
 
20 May 17 Structure from motion and stereo vision (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 7.1-7.2, 11.1-11.2
- Projective Geometry [Mundy & Zisserman] (23.11), (optional)
- Hartley & Zisserman note (optional)
Ex. 6
  May 20 No lecture St. Bededag  
21 May 24 Light color and 3D modeling (pdf) - Szeliski, Ch. 2.2, 12.1-12.2, 12.7 Ex. 7
  May 27 Recognition and course evaluation - Szeliski, Ch. 14.1-14.2 (optional)