Computers and Computer Vision

Recent advances in both mathematical and computational methods in image processing and analysis, along with the dramatic development of hardware capabilities, have made it possible to build advanced imaging and photographic system that can be applied to tasks, considered imaginary only recently. Consequently, artificial tools for vision are being developed in a diversity of fields. Many everyday advanced tools are already equipped with computer vision abilities. The Vision and Images Sciences Laboratory combines research in human vision with the development of unique methods for image processing and analysis and techniques for computer vision, medical imaging, machine learning and more. As an example, an advanced adaptive gain control (AGC) camera was developed in the lab that resembles the functioning of the eye and thus gains a wider dynamic range of sensitivity. Smart cameras that incorporate extensive computational power, implement real-time vision algorithms.

Fields of interest

The laboratory deals with a variety of aspects of Vision Systems, which must cope simultaneously with capturing, processing and comparing images, and taking decisions according to the visual information. Therefore topics for research and development in the laboratory are:

Examples for projects in the laboratory

Research and Teaching

Pure and applied research in the fields of image sciences is growing rapidly in the academy in recent years. Fruits of the research performed both at the Technion have contributed much to the growth of hi-tech industries. As an outcome, research and teaching activities in the lab have doubled in a short period of time.


Student activity