Module code: G6032
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Class
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination
The module introduces the field of computer vision and its relation to research on natural vision systems. Topics include: the functions of vision; finding image structure; the determination and representation of 3-D surface shape; visual motion; object recognition; active vision. The module emphasises practical techniques and you will be introduced to a suitable software package.
Ability to program in a procedural programming language.
Module learning outcomes
- Write and document a computer program to extract useful information from image data.
- Propose designs for simple computer vision systems.
- Determine the applicability of a variety of computer vision techniques to practical problems.
- Describe and recognise the effects of a variety of image processing operations and ways in which studies of computational and biological vision systems inform one another.