Learn the basics of Emgu CV using Packt’s new Book and eBook

December 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Emgu CV Essentials, authored by Shin Shi. This book gives you the chance to explore the main areas of computer vision with helpful projects. The book has 124 pages and is competitively priced at $34.99, while the eBook is available in all the popular formats for $17.84.

About the author: Shin Shi is a member of the Digital Art Lab at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Over the last two years, he has created a real-time face recognition attendance system using Emgu CV at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He obtained a B.E. in Software Engineering from HUST and is currently an M.S. candidate in DA Lab from SJTU.

Computer vision is an up-and-coming field within Computer Science that combines image processing with machine learning. Emgu CV is a cross-platform library that can be used to practically explore really interesting features from image capturing to character recognition.

Emgu CV Essentials is a practical guide to the Emgu CV library; a .Net wrapper for the OpenCV image processing library. The main features are explained along with code samples in order to give the reader a better understanding of Emgu CV, with a wide variety of topics covered, from working with images and shape detection to creating a panorama from a series of images. This book teaches readers the basics, from creating the first project to covering the main areas of the computer vision field. Each chapter presents a separate project to the reader, and provides the background knowledge necessary to understand how the featured examples work. The book shows readers how to start using Emgu CV and have a go at practical computer vision projects, and explores other topics such as image processing, shape detection, face detection, optical character recognition, and more.

Emgu CV Essentials covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Emgu CV

Chapter 2: Installing Emgu CV

Chapter 3: Hello World

Chapter 4: Wrapping OpenCV

Chapter 5: Working with Images

Chapter 6: Working with Matrices

Chapter 7: Shape Detection

Chapter 8: Face Detection

Chapter 9: License Plate Recognition

Chapter 10: Image Stitching

Emgu CV Essentials is for C# programmers working on computer vision projects. Prior experience with C# is needed.


Emgu CV Essentials
Develop your own computer vision application using the power of Emgu CV

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/emgu-cv-essentials/book

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