ECE 5554 / ECE 4554: Computer Vision Fall 2017

Class Schedule

Date Topic Lectures Reading and Links Assignments
Aug 29 (Tuesday) Introduction to Computer Vision [PPT] [PDF]
Interpreting Intensity
Aug 31 (Thursday) Light, Shading, and Color [PPT] [PDF] S2.2 (light)
S2.3.2 (color)
Sept 5 (Tuesday) Image Filters in Spatial Domain [PPT] [PDF] S3.2 (linear filtering)
S3.3 (non-linear filtering)
Sep 7 (Thursday) Image Filters in Frequency Domain [PPT] [PDF] S3.4 (fourier transforms)
S2.3.3 (compression)
Sep 12 (Tuesday) Templates and Image Pyramids [PPT] [PDF] S3.5.2 (image pyramids)
S8.1.1 (pyramid alignment)
Sep 14 (Thursday) Edge Detection [PPT] [PDF] S4.2
Correspondence and Alignment
Sep 19 (Tuesday) Interest Points [PPT] [PDF] S4.1
Sep 21 (Thursday) Feature Tracking and Optical flow [PPT] [PDF] S4.1.4
S8.1, S8.4
Sep 26 (Tuesday) Fitting and Alignment [PPT] [PDF] S6.1 and S2.1 HW 1 due Mon
Sep 28 (Thursday) Object instance recognition [PPT] [PDF] S14.3.2
Perspective and 3D Geometry
Oct 3 (Tuesday) Camera Models [PPT] [PDF] S2.1.5
Oct 5 (Thursday) Single-view Geometry and Calibration [PPT] [PDF]
Oct 10 (Tuesday) Image Stitching [PPT] [PDF] S9 HW 2 due Mon
Oct 12 (Thursday) Epipolar Geometry, Stereo [PPT] [PDF] S11
Oct 17 (Tuesday) Structure from Motion [PPT] [PDF] S7
Grouping and Segmentation
Oct 19 (Thursday) Clustering and Image Segmentation [PPT] [PDF]
Oct 24 (Tuesday) EM Algorithm, Mixture of Gaussians [PPT] [PDF]
Oct 26 (Thursday) MRFs and Graph Cut [PPT] [PDF] HW 3 due Wed
Recognition and learning
Oct 31 (Tuesday) Categorization and Classifiers [PPT] [PDF] Final Project Proposal due Mon
Nov 2 (Thursday) Convolutional Neural Networks [PPT] [PDF]
Nov 7 (Tuesday) Object Detection [PPT] [PDF] S5.3
Nov 9 (Thursday) Part and Pixel Labeling [PPT] [PDF] S14.1
HW 4 due Wed
Advanced Topics
Nov 14 (Tuesday) Action Recognition [PPT] [PDF]
Nov 16 (Thursday) 3D Scenes and Context [PPT] [PDF]
Nov 21,23 No class (Happy Thanksgiving!)
Nov 28 (Tuesday) Class Summary and Important Open Problems [PPT] [PDF] HW 5 due Mon
Nov 30 (Thursday) Final Project Presentation [PPT] [PDF]
Dec 5 (Tuesday) Vision and Language [PPT] [PDF]
Dec 7 (Thursday) No class (Jia-Bin at NIPS)
Dec 12,14 No class (Reading day)
Dec 18 (Monday) Final project website due Mon


The lecture slides build upon many preceding efforts by other instructors, including Derek Hoiem (UIUC), James Hays (Georgia Tech), Steve Seitz (UW), Kristen Grauman (UT Austin), and Devi Parikh (Georgia Tech). Feel free to use and modify any of the slides for academic and research purposes. Please do credit the original sources where appropriate