ECE Course Outline

ECE4580

Computatonal Computer Vision (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
ECE 2025/2026 [min C]
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Computational and theoretical aspects of computer vision. Application areas include robotics, autonomous vehicles, tracking, and image-guided surgery. Includes major project.
Textbook(s)
Horn, Robot Vision, MIT Press, 1986. ISBN 0262081598, ISBN 9780262081597 (required)

Topical Outline
Introduction

Classic methods of linear filtering

Sketch of wavelet techniques

Edge detection

Segmentation

Optical flow and stereo disparity

Shape recognition

Color and texture processing

Motion planning and tracking

Applications:
- Robotics
- Image-guided surgery
- Controlled active vision