Computer Vision: From 3D Reconstruction to Recognition


Stanford School of Engineering



An introduction to the concepts and applications in computer vision, which include cameras and projection models, shape reconstruction from stereo, low-level image processing methods such as filtering and edge detection, mid-level vision topics such as segmentation and clustering, shape reconstruction from stereo, and high-level vision tasks such as object recognition, scene recognition, face detection and human motion categorization. 

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Linear algebra, basic probability and statistics.

Topics include

  • Camera models and camera calibration
  • Single view metrology and epipolar geometry
  • Stereo systems and structure from motion
  • Active and volumetric stereo
  • Detectors and descriptors
  • Image classification
  • 3D object detection and 3D scene understanding

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