Image Capture and Representation
“The changing of bodies into light, and light into bodies, is very conformable to the course of Nature, which seems delighted with transmutations.”
Computer vision starts with images. This chapter surveys a range of topics dealing with capturing, processing, and representing images, including computational imaging, 2D imaging, and 3D depth imaging methods, sensor processing, depth-field processing for stereo and monocular multi-view stereo, and surface reconstruction. A high-level overview of selected topics is provided, with references for the interested reader to dig deeper. Readers ...