Image Understanding – An EU Perspective
by Libor Král
Vision is a key factor in natural evolution, whether aiding a jellyfish to detect light or providing the supra-human ability of an eagle to spot its prey from miles away. The desire to enhance human vision through artificial means dates back several centuries, but it is not until the last twenty years or so that machine and computer vision took off. Today, as evidenced by the contributions to this ERCIM edition, it is a vibrant research field.