Computer Vision Fundamentals  Autumn 200405
Intructor:
Dr Sohaib A. Khan Kashif
Javed 
Instructor
Office hrs: (Rm 405 Lib) Tue 15001600 Wed 15001600 Thu 15001600 TAOffice hrs: Mon 11301300 (Computer Labs) Wed 11301300 (Computer Labs) Tue 14301600 (TA Rm, Lib 1st floor) Thu 14301600 (TA Rm, Lib 1st floor) 
Course Outline [PDF, 50 KB]
Useful Vision
Links:
Computer
Vision Homepage
Compendium of Computer Vision
Visionary:
A Dictionary of terminology in Vision Research
Keith
Price Computer Vision Bibliography
Computer
Vision Handbook
VisList: Archive of comp.ai.vision
Date  Lecture
Content Slides are available from \\badar\common\cs436, and are not accessible from outside LUMS. Material in these slides (including images, data etc.) must not be used for commercial benefit without instructor's written permission. 
Notes 
6
Sep 2004 Monday 
Lecture 1 [download]:


8
Sep 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 2 [download]:

Assignment
0 (no credit) Example PPM/PGM Files: mecca06.pgm, mecca06.ppm Light experiment
files (PPM): Irfanview
is a good image viewer. You can Format
specification: Reading 
10
Sep 2004 Friday 
Lecture 3 [download]:


13
Sep 2004 Monday 
Lecture 4 [download]:

Reading: Shapiro 1111.4 Steve Mann's paper on video orbits [web][local] contains a nice introduction to these transformations (see sections I and II of this paper)

15
Sep 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 5 [download]:

Homework
1: Image Warping [handout] Test images
Reading: Shah 1.11.3, 1.8 
17
Sep 2004 Friday 
Lecture 6 [download]:


20
Sep 2004 Monday 
Lecture 7 [download]:

Reading: Shah 1.41.5, Gonzales handout Quiz1 [download] 
22
Sep 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 8 [download]:

Homework 1 DUE at 5:00 pm 
24
Sep 2004 Friday 
Lecture 9 [download]


27
Sep 2004 Monday 
Lecture 10 [download]


29
Sep 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 11 [download]

Homework
2 : Problems, Module 1 [handout] Important Annoucement: Midterm on Sat Oct 9 (out of class). Please mark your calendars. 
1
Oct 2004 Friday 
Lecture 12 [download]


4
Oct 2004 Monday 
Lecture 13 [download]


6
Oct 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 14 [download]

Homework 2 DUE at 5:00 pm 
8
Oct 2004 Friday 
Lecture 15

Quiz 2 [download] Midterm
Exam tomorrow (9th Oct)

9
Oct 2004 Saturday 
Midterm
Exam


11
Oct 2004 Monday 
Lecture 16 [download]

Homework
3: Canny Edge Detector [handout] [Shapiro] has a good description of binary operations in Ch 3. The 'gears' example is also taken from [Shapiro]. Region properties and connected component algorithms are also discussed in Ch 3 of [Shah]. 
13
Oct 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 17 [download]

Reading: Motion Handout 
15
Oct 2004 Friday 
Lecture 18 [download]

Reading: Motion Handout

18
Oct 2004 Monday 
Lecture 19 [download]

Reading: Motion Handout 
20
Oct 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 20 [download]

Reference
Readings: (you may go through these if interested) 
22
Oct 2004 Friday 
Lecture 21 [download]

Mann/Picard paper (if interested) [web][local] 
29
Oct 2004 Friday 
Lecture 22 [download]


1
Nov 2004 Monday 
Lecture 23 [download]

Readings: Material on classifiers is included in [Shapiro] Ch 4 and [Snyder] Ch 15. Distance transform and Medial Axis transform are described in [Shah] Ch 4 Homework
4
[download] Dataset
for Problem 6: Dataset
for Problem 7: If using
MATLAB for pr6&7, the following functions will be useful for reading
images: 
3
Nov 2004 Wednesday 
Lecture 24 [download]


5
Nov 2004 Friday 
Lecture 25 [download]


6
Nov 2004 Saturday 
Lecture 26 [download]

Grimson's paper, discussed in class [web] 
8
Nov 2004 Monday 
Lecture 27 [download]


10 Nov 2004 
Lecture 28 [download]

Homework 4 due
