This is a summary of the introductory lecture to the coure Image Analysis and Computer Vision which I took at ETH in the autumn semester 2018. Interaction of light and matter Interactions of light and matter be divided into three main types (plus diffraction). Phenomenon Example Absorption Blue water Scattering Blue sky, red sunset Reflection
In image analysis, we often may want to detect lines in an image. This is useful for many things, including segmentation, tracking, etc. The Hough transform goes a step beyond a traditional edge detector, giving us mathematical expressions for lines in the image.