The Growth of Computer Vision in the Industry

I started out in computer vision in 2004. I was walking along the corridors of the computer science department at the University of Adelaide (in South Australia) looking at notices put up by lecturers advertising potential undergraduate thesis topics. There wasn’t much there for me until one particular topic caught my eye: developing a vision […]


Why is image processing so hard?

This is another post that has been inspired by a question posed in a forum: “What are the open research areas in image processing?”. My answer? Everything is still an open research area in image processing/computer vision! But why is this the case? You’d think that after decades of research we’d feel comfortable in saying […]