Spring 2010

Computer Vision - 13770 CS 682 - 001

Prerequisite: CS 580 and 583.

Instructor:  Prof. Harry Wechsler http://cs.gmu.edu/~wechsler/

Day, Time, and Venue: R, 4:30 pm - 7:10 pm, Robinson Hall A243

[first day of classes, Thursday, January 21]

[no classes on March 11, Spring Break]

[last day of classes, Thursday, April 29]


Office Hours: Thursday, 3:15 pm 4:15 pm (ENGR - 4448)

Textbook (required): Computer Vision by Forsyth and Ponce, Prentice Hall, 2003

Textbook (recommended): Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications by Szelisky, Microsoft Research (free online draft)





Languages: MATLAB, OpenCV, and R


Tentative Syllabus

Background, Vision Architectures, and Applications

Image Capture and Formation

Linear Systems and Filtering, Scale Space and Gabor Filters

Edges and Contours, Texture, and Color

Motion Analysis and Tracking

Image Segmentation

Model-Based Vision, Learning, and Recognition

Applications: Digital Libraries and Biometrics



        Homework Assignments 20 %

        Mid Term March 18 20 %

        Term TEAM Project 20 %

        Final http://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/2010SpringExam.html

Thursday, May 6 40 %

Honor Code

You are expected to abide by the GMU honor code. Homework assignments and exams are individual efforts. Information on the university honor code can be found at http://academicintegrity.gmu.edu/honorcode/.

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