Introduction to computer vision
Lecturers and Teaching Assistants
Prof. Ronen Basri, Prof. Michal Irani, Prof. Shimon Ullman
Dr. Yoni Kasten, Dr. Assaf Shocher, Dr. Netalee Efrat
Course Schedule and Location
Sunday, 14:15 - 16:00, Ziskind, Rm 1
Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points
Mathematics and Computer Science: Lecture; Elective; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Brain Sciences: Systems, Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Track): 2.00 points
Mathematics and Computer Science (Systems Biology / Bioinformatics): 2.00 points
Students in this course are highly encouraged to take the following course:
- H. Dym, Basic Topics I, which is offered in the first Semester.
In addition, taking courses in the following topics is recommended for people interested in Vision:
Attendance and participation
Required in at least 80% of the lectures
Grade Breakdown (in %)
The total grade will be based on 40-50% exercises, and 50-60% exam
Scheduled date 1
Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)
This course will cover basic topics in Computer Vision, Image Processing, and Biological Vision, including basic Fourier analysis, 3D shape recovery from stereo images, motion and video analysis, illumination, and object recognition.
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of basic computer vision problems.
- Apply solution algorithms to basic computer vision problems.
- E. Trucco, A. Verri. Introductory Techniques for 3-D Computer Vision. Prentice Hall, 1998.
- D. A. Forsyth, J. Ponce. Computer Vision a Modern Approach. Prentice Hall, 2003.
- R. Szeliski, Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications. This book draft is currently available online.
- Rafael C. Gonzalez, R.E.Woods, Ralph C. Gonzalez. Digital Image Processing. Addison-Wesley, 1992 .
- R. Hartley, A.Zisserman. Multiple View Geometry in Computer Vision. Cambridge University Press, 2000.
- Burt, P., and Adelson, E. H., The Laplacian Pyramid as a Compact Image Code. IEEE Transactions on Communication, 31:532-540, 1983.