CSE527: Introduction to Computer Vision
Fall 2016, Tues Thurs 11.30am-12.50pm, Location: MELVILLE LBR W4550
The aims of this course are to provide an understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Vision and to give a glimpse in the state-of-the-art, at a moment when the field is achieving “critical mass” and has started having significant commercial applications.
Tentative list of topics
This course is intended for graduate students with interests in all areas of Visual Computing, such as Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Visualization, Biomedical Imaging, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Computational Geometry. Prerequisites include a foundation in Linear Algebra and Calculus, and the ability to program, especially Matlab.
There will be 4 homeworks, 1 midterm, 1 final exam, and a project. For the project, you will need to submit a proposal, mid-report, and final report. You will also need to present a poster at the end of the course.
Weights are approximate and subject to change. You are expected to do homeworks by yourselves. Even if you discuss them with your classmates, you should turn in your own code and write-up. Final projects can be done by one or two people. Two people projects will be scaled accordingly.
Readings from these books and notes for all topics will be posted on blackboard
Academic misconduct policy:
Don't cheat. Cheating on anything will be dealt with as academic misconduct and handled accordingly. I won't spend a lot of time trying to decide if you actually cheated. If I think cheating might have occurred, then evidence will be forwarded to the University's Academic Misconduct Committee and they will decide. If cheating has occurred, an F grade will be awarded. Discussion of assignments and projects is acceptable, but you must do your own work. Near duplicate assignments will be considered cheating unless the assignment was restrictive enough to justify such similarities in independent work. Just think of it that way: Cheating impedes learning and having fun. The labs are meant to give you an opportunity to really understand the class material. Please also note that opportunity makes thieves: It is your responsibility to protect your work and to ensure that it is not turned in by anyone else. No excuses!
If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out assigned course work, I would urge that you contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office (DSS), Room 133 Humanities, 632-6748/TDD. DSS will review your concerns and determine, with you, what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation of disability is confidential.