AAAI Publications, Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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Introducing AI to Undergraduate Students via Computer Vision Projects
Kaiman Zeng, Yancheng Li, Yida Xu, Di Wu, Nansong Wu

Last modified: 2018-04-27


Computer vision, as a subfield in the general artificial intelligence (AI), is a technology can be visualized and easily found in a large number of state-of-art applications. In this project, undergraduate students performed research on a landmark recognition task using computer vision techniques. The project focused on analyzing, designing, configuring, and testing the two core components in landmark recognition: feature detection and description. The project modeled the landmark recognition system as a tour guide for visitors to the campus and evaluated the performance in the real world circumstances. By analyzing real-world data and solving problems, student’s cognitive skills and critical thinking skills were sharpened. Their knowledge and understanding in mathematical modeling and data processing were also enhanced.


Landmark recognition; Feature detection; Feature description; SURF

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