**Computer Vision Primer**: online book of mathematics related to image analysis and data analysis: calculus, topology, linear algebra etc, image analysis software, and applications in sciences and engineering.

# Introduction

### From Computer Vision Primer

**How To Read This Wiki**

*Computer Vision Primer* contains over 370 articles and there is a number of ways you can read it. Depending on your interests and background, this is where you can start. Each article has further links (UC stands for “under construction”).

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## If you are just curious about computer vision...

- Human vision vs. computer vision UC
- Examples of image analysis
- Overview
- Image search
- Binary images
- video/motion tracking UC
- Topological issues in computer vision
- Blog: Computer Vision for Dummies

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## If you are interested in photo editing etc...

- Image manipulation UC
- Image simplification - download
- Watercolors - download UC
- Binary images
- Grayscale images
- Color images UC
- Image search - download
- Mosaic making

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## If you are a scientist interested in image analysis for biology, medicine etc...

- Pixcavator tutorial - download
- Examples of image analysis
- ImageJ vs Pixcavator
- Image analysis software
- Cell counting - download
- Binary images

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## If you are a student interested in computer vision and related mathematics...

(Read the book assigned by your professor if you want a good grade.)

- The Mathematics of Computer Vision.
- Introductory algebraic topology: course
- Introductory to point-set topology: course
- Algebra and analytic geometry: course UC
- Group theory: course UC
- Introduction to differential forms: course UC
- Introductory calculus: course UC
- Linear algebra: course UC
- Ordinary differential equation: course UC
- Vector calculus: course UC

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## If you are a software developer interested in elementary computer vision...

- About this wiki
- Software projects
- Examples of image analysis
- Image segmentation
- Image analysis software
- Pixcavator tutorial - download
- Pixcavator SDK - download
- Binary images
- Binary images - implementation - download
- Grayscale images

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