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Students should know the fundamentals of linear algebra and calculus. The knowledge of any programming language is beneficial, though not required.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Learn radiometric concepts related to light and how it interacts with scenes.

  • Understand reflectance models and the different physical mechanisms that determine the appearance of a surface.

  • Develop a method for recovering the shape of a surface from its shading.

  • Understand the principle of photometric stereo where a dense surface normal map of the scene is obtained by varying the illumination direction.

Skills you will gain

Photometric StereoDepth from Focus and DefocusStructed Light MethodsReflectance ModelsRadiometry
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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Beginner Level

Students should know the fundamentals of linear algebra and calculus. The knowledge of any programming language is beneficial, though not required.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Columbia University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Getting Started: 3D Reconstruction - Single Viewpoint

2 hours to complete
7 readings
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Radiometry and Reflectance

2 hours to complete
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Photometric Stereo

2 hours to complete
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Shape from Shading

1 hour to complete

About the First Principles of Computer Vision Specialization

First Principles of Computer Vision

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