Mathematical Optimization in Computer Graphics and Vision

By

  • Luiz Velho, Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil
  • Paulo Carvalho, Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil
  • Jonas Gomes, Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil
  • Luiz de Figueiredo, Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil

Mathematical optimization is used in nearly all computer graphics applications, from computer vision to animation. This book teaches readers the core set of techniques that every computer graphics professional should understand in order to envision and expand the boundaries of what is possible in their work. Study of this authoritative reference will help readers develop a very powerful tool- the ability to create and decipher mathematical models that can better realize solutions to even the toughest problems confronting computer graphics community today.
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Audience

Professionals, students and researchers in computer graphics, computer vision, animation, visualization, and image processing.

 

Book information

  • Published: April 2008
  • Imprint: MORGAN KAUFMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-715951-5


Table of Contents

Computer GraphicsOptimization: an overviewOptimization and computer graphicsVariational optimizationContinuous optimizationCombinatorial optimizationGlobal OptimizationProbability and Optimization