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An Introduction to 3D Computer Vision Techniques and Algorithms by Boguslaw Cyganek, J. Paul Siebert
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Overview: Computer vision encompasses the construction of integrated vision systems and the application of vision to problems of real-world importance. The process of creating 3D models is still rather difficult, requiring mechanical measurement of the camera positions or manual alignment of partial 3D views of a scene. However using algorithms, it is possible to take a collection of stereo-pair images of a scene and then automatically produce a photo-realistic, geometrically accurate digital 3D model.This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the methods, theories and algorithms of 3D computer vision. Almost every theoretical issue is underpinned with practical implementation or a working algorithm using pseudo-code and complete code written in C++ and MatLab®. There is the additional clarification of an accompanying website with downloadable software, case studies and exercises. Organised in three parts, Cyganek and Siebert give a brief history of vision research, and subsequently:
present basic low-level image processing operations for image matching, including a separate chapter on image matching algorithms; explain scale-space vision, as well as space reconstruction and multiview integration; demonstrate a variety of practical applications for 3D surface imaging and analysis; provide concise appendices on topics such as the basics of projective geometry and tensor calculus for image processing, distortion and noise in images plus image warping procedures.
An Introduction to 3D Computer Vision Algorithms and Techniques is a valuable reference for practitioners and programmers working in 3D computer vision, image processing and analysis as well as computer visualisation. It would also be of interest to advanced students and researchers in the fields of engineering, computer science, clinical photography, robotics, graphics and mathematics.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices
Sound & Vision – February 2019
Requirements: .PDF reader, 46 MB
Overview: Sound & Vision is at the forefront of the ever-changing, always dynamic world of electronic entertainment. Authoritative and accessible, written with insight and humor, Sound and Vision is the preeminent source for consumers of home theaters, audio, video and multimedia products.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers
Learning OpenCV 3 Computer Vision with Python – Second Edition: Unleash the power of computer vision with Python using OpenCV by Joe Minichino
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Overview: OpenCV 3 is a state-of-the-art computer vision library that is used for a variety of image and video processing operations. Some of the more spectacular and futuristic features, such as face recognition or object tracking, are easily achievable with OpenCV 3. Learning the basic concepts behind computer vision algorithms, models, and OpenCV’s API will enable the development of all sorts of real-world applications, including security and surveillance tools.
Starting with basic image processing operations, this book will take you through a journey that explores advanced computer vision concepts. Computer vision is a rapidly evolving science whose applications in the real world are exploding, so this book will appeal to computer vision novices as well as experts of the subject who want to learn about the brand new OpenCV 3.0.0.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices
India 2020: A Vision For The New Millennium [Audiobook]