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ECE5470 Computer Vision
- Course Information

Anthony P. Reeves
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
This website is intended for students enrolled in ECE5470 Computer Vision. For information about the course see the course syllabus and the course schedule.
TA: Shuang Liu
Office hours: Tuesday 4:00-5:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00-4:00 pm, Phillips 429
Email for other possible times.


  • 11-16-17
    Be sure to email your presentation session ranked preferences to Shuang by the end of today (1. 9-11 am, 2. 12-2 pm, 3. 3-5 pm)
  • 11-3-17
    A new updated version of the VM is now available; it includes git and ffmpeg. vmpegtovx and vxtompeg should now work to convert videos to vx format. (ecelinux computers have also been updated with ffmpeg). Please let me know of any problems.
  • 11-2-17
    A new updated version of the VM is now available; it includes git. Please let me know of any problems.
  • 11-1-17
    I am creating an updated version of the VM. I will be installing git. if there is any other software that should be installed please let me know in class tomorrow.
  • 10-25-17
    Prelim 1 solutions have been posted
  • 10-24-17
    Outline and interim report deadline extended until Friday October 27. (Lab 6 deadline already extended stays the same November 2.).
  • 10-24-17
    Prelim 1 Grade Distribution
  • 10-23-17
    Accounts have been created for the CP database. If you are still deciding on a project title there are a number of project datasets in the CP database. See the projects web page for access to the CP database
  • 10-05-17
    There is a template to complete and submit to blackboard to provide the information for the project title (see the project page for details). In addition to each title, please provide a brief paragraph that provides some basic details including the algorithms and image datasets being considered for each project.
  • 9-11-17
    If having a compiling problem on a workstation in 314 Phillips. Try using the server for compilations; type the following in a workstation terminal:
        ssh -Y
  • 9-08-17
    The following patch is needed for VM in order to execute "vxport" command in lab2. After login the VM, open a terminal and type the following set of commands in sequence:

    mkdir bin
    mkdir bin/common
    scp bin/common/.

    where netid is your cornell netID. You need to use your netID password when needed. Please note that this patch is only needed if you use VM.
  • WEB RESOURCES: In this course we will use this website for ALL course information, Blackboard for the submission of all course gradable material (labs and project) and, Piazza for class discussions.

ECE5470 Course Materials