Scene understanding/image analysis methods

A part of the CVonline computer vision resource summarizing different methods for whole scene understanding (as contrasted to individual object recognition) as commonly used in computer vision and image processing.

  1. Situated cognition

  2. Affordance

  3. Appearance prediction

  4. Figure-ground separation

  5. High-level vision

  6. Light source detection

  7. Line labeling

  8. Occlusion understanding and recovery

  9. Perceptual organization, Perceptual grouping

    1. Hierarchical organization

    2. Subcomponent detection

  10. Types of scenes

    1. Manhattan world scenes

  1. Region labeling

  2. Scene completion

  3. Shadow understanding