Computer Vision Concepts

  • Ester Martínez-Martín
  • Ángel P. del Pobil
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


In this chapter, we will introduce some of the concepts and techniques of Computer Vision that are used throughout this book. This description does not represent an exhaustive introduction into the Computer Vision field, but it is addressed to clarify those terms to a reader unfamiliar with them.


Machine vision Computer vision Image segmentation Background subtraction Motion detection Robot vision Dynamic environments Visual surveillance Computer vision terms Color spaces Thresholding methods 


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© Ester Martínez-Martín 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ester Martínez-Martín
    • 1
  • Ángel P. del Pobil
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringJaume I UniversityCastellón de la PlanaSpain

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