Mathematical Optimization in Computer Graphics and Vision

Mathematical Optimization in Computer Graphics and Vision

1st Edition - April 18, 2008

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  • Authors: Luiz Velho, Paulo Carvalho, Jonas Gomes, Luiz de Figueiredo
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080878584
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780127159515

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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Distills down a vast and complex world of information on optimization into one short, self-contained volume especially for computer graphics
  • Helps CG professionals identify the best technique for solving particular problems quickly, by categorizing the most effective algorithms by application
  • Keeps readers current by supplementing the focus on key, classic methods with special end-of-chapter sections on cutting-edge developments

Readership

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

Table of Contents

  • Computer Graphics
    Optimization: an overview
    Optimization and computer graphics
    Variational optimization
    Continuous optimization
    Combinatorial optimization
    Global Optimization
    Probability and Optimization

Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Morgan Kaufmann 2008
  • Published: April 18, 2008
  • Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080878584
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780127159515

About the Authors

Luiz Velho

Luiz Velho works with Jonas Gomes at IMPA, also as a computer graphics researcher.

Affiliations and Expertise

Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil

Paulo Carvalho

Affiliations and Expertise

Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil

Jonas Gomes

Jonas Gomes is a computer graphics researcher at the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), Brazil.

Affiliations and Expertise

Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil

Luiz de Figueiredo

Affiliations and Expertise

Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil

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