CSE 576 Image Understanding

Syllabus: Autumn 2002

Instructor: Linda Shapiro

Office: 214 Sieg, Phone: 206-543-2196, Email: shapiro@cs.washington.edu

TA: Ian Simon

Office: 429 Sieg, Email: iansimon@u

Course Home Page: http://www.cs.washington.edu/education/courses/576/02au

Purpose of Course:

To introduce the topic of Computer Vision to PMP students. The course will discuss all three levels of computer vision: low-level vision or early processing, mid-level vision or feature extraction, and high-level vision or analysis.

Text: Computer Vision, Shapiro and Stockman, Prentice-Hall, 2001

Errata can be found on Stockman's web site. We will also read some research papers.



The grades will be based on a combination of homework assignments, midterm, and final. The assignments will be programming projects of 1-3 week duration. Several packages will be available for basic image analysis operations. The TA will provide help with this aspect of the course.