Unlocking Computer Vision with the Help of Deep Learning

Unlocking Computer Vision with the Help of Deep Learning

Naveen Joshi 25/01/2024
Unlocking Computer Vision with the Help of Deep Learning

Deep learning with the help of computer vision can automate object detection and computerize face detection, paving the way for the future.

Visuals surround us in the form of videos and photographs on Youtube, Instagram, etc., thanks to computer vision. Computer vision, or CV, in simple terms, is a technique that helps computers see and understand different digital content. This scientific field defines how machines interpret visuals, images, or videos. The gathered knowledge is then used to make predictive and decision-making tasks. To achieve this, experts use deep learning in computer vision, a type of machine learning, and AI, which tries to model the human brain and encapsulate types of knowledge.

Deep learning and computer visions are essential data science and predictive modeling elements. Widely used in computer vision, it provides a multi-layered architecture that allows the neural network to focus on the relevant features of the image.

CNN In Computer Vision

Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)  are widely used in computer vision to perform tasks including image classification, object identification, picture segmentation, and many more. It is a deep learning algorithm that dramatically helps the performance as well as in image processing as compared to other algorithms. With multi-layered neural network architecture, CNNs reduce the data and the calculations to find the most relevant information. CNN is mainly used for computer vision tasks, although text and audio analysis can also be done.

Deep Learning in Computer Vision


Deep learning techniques are widely recognized because of their credibility. Computer vision, notably picture identification, was the subject of some of the earliest significant demonstrations of the power of deep learning, more recently in face recognition and object detection.

The following are the top benefits of deep learning for computer vision:

  • Automatic feature extraction, where raw image data can be automatically learned and used to extract features

  • Reusing models, where learned features can be reused for the whole model

  • Superior performance, since the techniques demonstrate better skill and faster results than traditional methods

Applications of Deep Learning in Computer Vision

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Automatic Object Detection

The goal of object detection requires the system to identify each thing in a scene from a photograph, create a bounding box around it, and assign it to a category.

Computerized Face Detection

The task of face recognition requires the system to either identify the persons in a photograph based on their faces or to confirm that the person in the snapshot is who they say they are.

Automatic Image Classification

When a system is tasked with classifying an image of an object into one or more recognized categories, it is called an image classification task.

Today, deep learning can trivially differentiate between cats and dogs with 99% accuracy compared to previously inaccurate classification. Not only that, but the face recognition models can also outperform humans in a few tasks. Deep learning in computer vision has had many milestone advances, and we can expect even more in the future.

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Naveen Joshi

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Naveen is the Founder and CEO of Allerin, a software solutions provider that delivers innovative and agile solutions that enable to automate, inspire and impress. He is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience, with extensive experience in customizing open source products for cost optimizations of large scale IT deployment. He is currently working on Internet of Things solutions with Big Data Analytics. Naveen completed his programming qualifications in various Indian institutes.

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