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CAM Colloquium: Rekha Thomas (Washington) - Algebraic Vision

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 3:30pm

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655

Reconstructing a three-dimensional scene from two-dimensional images of it is a fundamental problem in computer vision. Real solutions to systems of polynomials play a key role in solving this problem. In this talk I will explain recent work that attempts to bring in tools from algebraic geometry and polynomial optimization to some of the foundational problems in 3D computer vision with a particular focus on the most basic problem of reconstruction from two images.

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Event Type

Seminar

Departments

College of Engineering, Mathematics, Center for Applied Mathematics

Tags

engineering, math, center for applied math, cam, mathematics

Website

http://www.cam.cornell.edu

Speaker

Rekha Thomas

Speaker Affiliation

Department of Mathematics, University of Washington

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