Ahuja, Narendra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Beckman Institute and Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.
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- Sensing and image formation
- Image segmentation
- Three-dimensional interpretation
- Image curves
- Texture gradient
- Dynamic cues
- Active image acquisition
- Visual learning
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The technology concerned with computational understanding and use of the information present in visual images. In part, computer vision is analogous to the transformation of visual sensation into visual perception in biological vision. For this reason the motivation, objectives, formulation, and methodology of computer vision frequently intersect with knowledge about their counterparts in biological vision. However, the goal of computer vision is primarily to enable engineering systems to model and manipulate the environment by using visual sensing (see illustration). See also: Vision
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