DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
CSE 252: Computer Vision
Instructor: Serge Belongie, Assistant Professor, AP&M room
4832. Office Hours: MTu 2-3pm
Class section id for CSE252: #465981.
Lecture: TuTh 5:00-6:20pm, Solis 111.
Topics to be Covered:
cameras & image formation,
Prerequisites: linear algebra, calculus, probability and statistics.
Background in signal/image processing is helpful but not required.
Grading and Course Policies
This course makes extensive use of Matlab. Click here for
information on Matlab.
- Assignment #0 (Introducing Matlab) [txt]
- Brunelleschi and the Origin of Linear Perspective [html]
- Computing Rotations in 3D [html]
- The Interpretation of a Moving Retinal Image (Longuet-Higgins and Prazdny) [pdf]
- F&P Sec. 1.1, 2.1
- An Introduction to Projective Geometry (Birchfield) [html] [pdf] [ps.gz]
- Assignment #1 [pdf]
- A Plane Measuring Device (Criminisi, Reid and Zisserman ) [html][ps.zip]
- Perspective Transform Estimation (Wren) [html]
- F&P Sec. 10.1
- In Defense of the Eight Point Algorithm (Hartley) [pdf]
- A computer algorithm for reconstructing a scene from two projections (Longuet-Higgins) [pdf]
- Epipolar Geometry and the Fundamental Matrix (Ch.8 of Hartley & Zisserman) [pdf]
- Reconstruction from Two Calibrated Views (Ch.5 of Ma, Soatto, Kosecka and Sastry) [pdf]
- Assignment #2 [pdf][files]
- A Fast Operator for Detection and Precise Location of Distinct Points, Corners and Centres of Circular Features (Förstner and Gülch) [pdf]
- Notes on Corner Detection [pdf]
- F&P Ch. 8
- Useful Matrix Formulae (Roweis) [pdf]
- A Computational Approach to Edge Detection (Canny) [pdf]
- Junction detection with automatic selection of detection scales and localization scales (Lindeberg) [ps.Z]
- The Design and Use of Steerable Filters (Freeman and
- Linear scale-space: I. Basic theory, II. Early visual operations (Lindeberg and ter Haar Romeny) [html]
- Deformable kernels for early vision (Perona) [ps.Z][pdf]
- F&P Ch. 9
- Preattentive texture discrimination with early vision mechanisms (Malik and Perona) [pdf]
- Non-parametric similarity measures for unsupervised texture segmentation and image retrieval (Puzicha et al.) [ps.gz]
- Pyramid Based Texture Analysis/Synthesis (Heeger & Bergen) [pdf]
- F&P Ch. 11
- Random Sample Consensus: A Paradigm for Model Fitting with Applications to Image Analysis and Automated Cartography (Fischler and Bolles) [pdf]
- Feature Based Methods for Structure and Motion Estimation (Torr and Zisserman) [ps.gz]
- An Algorithm for Associating the Features of Two Images (Scott and Longuet-Higgins) [pdf]
- Uncalibrated Stereo Correspondence by Singular Value Decomposition (Pilu) [html]
- New Algorithms for 2D and 3D Point Matching: Pose Estimation and Correspondence (Gold, Rangarajan, et al.) [ps.gz]
- Assignment #3 [pdf][files]
- Stereo by Intra- and Inter-Scanline Search Using Dynamic Programming (Ohta and Kanade) [pdf]
- Depth from edge and intensity based stereo (Baker and Binford) [pdf]
- Computational framework for determining stereo correspondence from a set of linear spatial filters (Jones and Malik) [pdf]
- F&P Ch. 4
- Principles of Global Illumination (Ch.2 of Sillion and Puech) [pdf]
- Helmholtz Stereopsis: Exploiting Reciprocity for Surface Reconstruction (Zickler, Belhumeur and Kriegman) [pdf]
- An iterative image registration technique with an application to stereo vision (Lucas and Kanade) [pdf]
- Good Features to Track (Shi and Tomasi) [ps] [pdf] Tech Report [ps]
- The Principle of Least Action (Book 2, Ch.19 of Feynman, Leighton and Sands) [pdf]
- Optical Flow and Motion Analysis (Wu) [pdf]
- Motion Field and Optical Flow (Ch.12 + Appendix A.6 of Horn) [pdf]
- All About Direct Methods (Irani and Anandan) [ps.gz]
- Principal warps: thin-plate splines and the decomposition of deformations (Bookstein) [pdf]
- Computational vision and regularization theory (Poggio, Torre and Koch) [pdf]
- Regularization theory and neural networks architectures. (Girosi, Jones and Poggio) [ps.gz]
- Reconstructing a Smooth Surface (Sec. 4.4 of Hertz, Krogh and Palmer) [pdf]
- Laws of Organization in Perceptual Forms (Wertheimer) [html]
- F&P Ch. 14
- A Database of Human Segmented Natural Images and its Application ... (Martin, Fowlkes, Tal and Malik) [pdf] [website]
- Reversible Markov Chains and Random Walks on Graphs (Aldous and Fill) [pdf]
- Normalized cuts and image segmentation (Shi and Malik) [pdf]
- A Random Walks View of Spectral Segmentation (Meila and Shi) [ps]
- Notes on Spectral Partitioning (Demmel) [html]
- Assignment #4 [pdf][files]
- F&P Ch. 15
- Snakes: active contour models (Kass, Witkin and Terzopoulos) [pdf]
- The representation and matching of pictorial structures (Fischler and Elschlager) [pdf]
- Deformable templates for face recognition (Yuille) [pdf]
- Shape Matching and Object Recognition Using Shape Contexts (Belongie, Malik and Puzicha) [pdf]
- Geometric Hashing: An Overview (Wolfson and Rigoutsos) [pdf]
- Method and Means for Recognizing Complex Patterns (Hough) [pdf]
- Generalizing the Hough Transform to Detect Arbitrary Shapes (Ballard) [pdf]
- Efficient Pose Clustering Using a Randomized Algorithm (Olson) [pdf]
- F&P Ch. 18
- Eigenfaces for Recognition (Turk and Pentland) [pdf]
- Bayesian Face Recognition (Moghaddam, Jebara and Pentland) [pdf]
- Recognition by linear combinations of models (Ullman and Basri) [pdf]
- F&P Sec. 22.3
- Shape and Motion from Image Streams: A Factorization Method (Tomasi and Kanade) [pdf]
- Affine Structure from Motion (Koenderink and van Doorn) [pdf]
- F&P Sec. 12.3, 12.4, 12.6.
- Final Exam [pdf]
- April 1: Perspective Projection, Rigid Body Transformations.
- April 3: Equations of the Motion Field, Parallax, Time-to-Collision.
- April 8: Planar Transformations, 2D Homography Estimation.
- April 10: Epipolar Geometry, Essential Matrix, Fundamental Matrix.
- April 15: 3D Reconstruction from Two Calibrated Views.
- April 17: Interest Point Detection, Windowed Image Second Moment Matrix.
- April 22: Edge Detection, Quadrature Filters, Steerable Filters.
- April 24: Texture Analysis and Recognition.
- April 29: The Correspondence Problem, Sparse Stereo Matching, RANSAC.
- May 1: Dense Stereo Matching, Filter-Based Correspondence.
- May 6: Photometry, Shape from Shading.
- May 8: Measuring Optical Flow.
- May 13: Estimating Planar Transformations, Thin Plate Splines.
- May 15: Gestalt Cues for Grouping, Eigenvector-based Pairwise Clustering.
- May 20: Image Segmentation, Normalized Cuts.
- May 22: Feature-based Methods for Recognition.
- May 27: Appearance-based Methods for Recognition.
- May 29: Structure and Motion from Tracked Points.
- June 3: no lecture
- June 5: Review for Final Exam
Relevant non-required textbooks:
Introductory Techniques for 3-D Computer Vision by Trucco & Verri
Handy Math reference:
Multiple View Geometry in Computer Vision by Hartley & Zisserman
The Geometry of Multiple Images by Faugeras, Luong, and Papadopoulo
Vision Science: Photons to Phenomenology by Stephen E. Palmer
Most recently updated on Feb. 12, 2003 by Serge Belongie.