ECSE 6969 - Computer Vision for Visual Effects
ECSE 6969: Computer Vision for Visual Effects (Spring 2014, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute). Instructor: Professor Richard Radke. The course emphasizes research topics that underlie the advanced visual effects that are becoming increasingly common in commercials, music videos and movies. Topics include classical computer vision algorithms used on a regular basis in Hollywood (such as blue-screen matting, structure from motion, optical flow, and feature tracking) and exciting recent developments that form the basis for future effects (such as natural image matting, multi-image compositing, image retargeting, and view synthesis). We also discuss the technologies behind motion capture and three-dimensional data acquisition. Analysis of behind-the-scenes videos and in-depth interviews with Hollywood visual effects artists tie the mathematical concepts to real-world filmmaking.
|Computer Vision for Visual Effects, Spring 2014
Instructor: Richard Radke. These lectures were recorded from Spring 2014's offering of ECSE-6969 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. They accompany my textbook Computer Vision for Visual Effects, published by Cambridge University Press in Fall 2012.