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- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
The field of sketch-based interfaces and modeling (SBIM) is concerned with developing methods and techniques to enable users to interact with a computer through sketching - a simple, yet highly expressive medium. SBIM blends concepts from computer graphics, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Recent improvements... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 200.00
Biometrics is the study of methods for uniquely recognizing humans based on one or more intrinsic physical or behavioral traits. After decades of research activities, biometrics, as a recognized scientific discipline, has advanced considerably both in practical technology and theoretical discovery to meet the increasing need of biometric deployments.... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 205.00
This book gives a comprehensive overview of the most advanced theories, methodologies and applications in computer vision. Particularly, it gives an extensive coverage of 3D and robotic vision problems. Example chapters featured are Fourier methods for 3D surface modeling and analysis, use of constraints for calibration-free 3D Euclidean reconstruction,... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 40.00
Face detection, because of its vast array of applications, is one of the most active research areas in computer vision. In this book, we review various approaches to face detection developed in the past decade, with more emphasis on boosting-based learning algorithms. We then present a series of algorithms that are empowered by the statistical view... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 40.00
Being able to recover the shape of 3D deformable surfaces from a single video stream would make it possible to field reconstruction systems that run on widely available hardware without requiring specialized devices. However, because many different 3D shapes can have virtually the same projection, such monocular shape recovery is inherently ambiguous.... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
Analytical reasoning techniques are methods by which users explore their data to obtain insight and knowledge that can directly support situational awareness and decision making. Recently, the analytical reasoning process has been augmented through the use of interactive visual representations and tools which utilize cognitive, design and perceptual... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
As networks of video cameras are installed in many applications like security and surveillance, environmental monitoring, disaster response, and assisted living facilities, among others, image understanding in camera networks is becoming an important area of research and technology development. There are many challenges that need to be addressed in... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
One of the grand challenges of artificial intelligence is to enable computers to interpret 3D scenes and objects from imagery. This book organizes and introduces major concepts in 3D scene and object representation and inference from still images, with a focus on recent efforts to fuse models of geometry and perspective with statistical machine learning. The... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Matrix transforms are ubiquitous within the world of computer graphics, where they have become an invaluable tool in a programmer's toolkit for solving everything from 2D image scaling to 3D rotation about an arbitrary axis. Virtually every software system and hardware graphics processor uses matrices to undertake operations such as scaling, translation,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1988; US$ 124.00
In the development of autonomous sensory controlled systems, image understanding of sensory data is a difficult but important topic. Due to the unpredictable and uncertain nature of the environment, current image processing and computer vision approaches are not adequate to provide the capabilities needed by the systems. Thus, new approaches are required... more...