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Learning OpenCV 3 Computer Vision with Python - Second Edition by Joe Minichino

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Chapter 7. Detecting and Recognizing Objects

This chapter will introduce the concept of detecting and recognizing objects, which is one of the most common challenges in computer vision. You've come this far in the book, so at this stage, you're wondering how far are you from mounting a computer in your car that will give you information about cars and people surrounding you through the use of a camera. Well, You're not too far from your goal, actually.

In this chapter, we will expand on the concept of object detection, which we initially explored when talking about recognizing faces, and adapt it to all sorts of real-life objects, not just faces.

Object detection and recognition techniques

We made a distinction in Chapter 5, Detecting and Recognizing ...

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