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Vision As Process (VAP)

VAP aims at continually operating and observing computer vision systems which are capable of interpreting actions in a dynamically changing scene.

Active vision (purposively control camera motion) and goal directed control of processing, is employed to simplify and accelerate visual perception. Coupled with the exponential growth in processing power of common micro-processors, the use of these techniques has made it possible to build relatively low cost real time vision systems.

Applications of such systems include factory automation, service robotics, surveillance systems, video communications, and man-machine interfaces. Exploiting this new technology required the development of techniques for the integration and control of visual processes. ESPRIT project EP 7108 was formed to investigate control of perception in a continuously operating vision system.

The VAP home page.

This book presents the results of the ESPRIT project BR 3038/7108 "Vision as Process" initiated 1989.

CVL documents related to VAP

Focus of Attention and Gaze Control for Robot Vision

Tensor Based Spatio-temporal Signal Analysis

Advanced Image Processing: Introduction and Background

Line Extraction using Tensors

Low Level Focus of Attention Mechanisms

Phase-based Disparity Estimation

ESPRIT Project BRA 3038: Vision as Process, Final Report

Last updated: 2014-03-21