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Frank Dellaert, a professor in the School of Interactive Computing

Now Open for Fall Registration: [GRADUATE LEVEL] Introduction to Computer Vision | Georgia Tech CS 6476 |  Fall 2020 edition with Professor Frank Dellaert

This course provides an introduction to computer vision including fundamentals of image formation, camera imaging geometry, feature detection and matching, stereo, motion estimation and tracking, image classification and scene understanding. We'll develop basic methods for applications that include finding known models in images, depth recovery from stereo, camera calibration, image stabilization, automated alignment, tracking, boundary detection, and recognition. The focus of the course is to develop the intuitions and mathematics of the methods in lecture, and then to learn about the difference between theory and practice in the projects.

Read About the Course Here

Robots are getting personal during the pandemic (An interview with Professor A. Howard)

This week on “Marketplace Tech,” we’re reporting on the innovations that will help us transition to a post-pandemic future. One of those innovations has been waiting in the wings for a long time: robots.

Robots can do jobs that are too dangerous for humans or just make life a little easier and offer some companionship during quarantine. I spoke with Ayanna Howard, a roboticist and professor at Georgia Tech. She said the pandemic has been a boost for robotics of all types. The following is an edited transcript of our conversation.

Read the full story or listen to the podcast here.