Image Matting using Machine Learning

Image matting is an interesting problem in computer vision that deals with identifying the foreground and background components of an image. While this may seem a fairly easy task, sometimes even experienced graphics professional find it difficult.

Lets see the very famous example of dandelion image.

Our task is to separate the background (green) and the foreground (flower).

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Computer Vision in AI - Facts to think about

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the buzzword of this decade. Google, Facebook, Twitter and IBM are acquiring companies and people as fast as they can. Computer Vision is one of the core focus areas. Vision is perhaps one of the most difficult problems to solve in AI, and as you might have guessed, it is currently unsolved.