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Advanced Topics in Computer Vision

Spring Quarter 2011


Professor Matthew Turk (contact info)

Office hours: Tues/Thurs 4:00-5:00 pm or by appointment, or drop by and see if I'm available (Frank Hall 2163)


Yi Gong (ygong at cs.ucsb.edu)

Office Hours: By appointment

Meeting Times and Locations

Tues/Thurs 9:00-10:50am, 1401 Phelps Hall


Course mailing list: http://lists.cs.ucsb.edu/mailman/listinfo/cs281b

Email: cs281b at cs.ucsb.edu goes to the instructor and the TA



This is a course on how to do research in computer vision. There are no specific prerequisites, but students who have not had course work in computer vision, computer graphics, image processing, or pattern recognition must be willing to work extra hard to learn the basics of these areas quickly. General engineering backgrounds in calculus, linear algebra, probability and statistics, and programming will be assumed.

There will be four main parts to the course: