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CAP-Computer Applications (For Computer Scientists)

CAP 4401 Introduction To Digital Image Processing . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: COP 3530 and either MAC 2311 or MAC 2233.
Basic Methods for digitizing, storing, processing and displaying images. Computational procedures for image enhancement, restoration, coding and segmentation.

CAP 4410 Introduction to Computer Vision . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: CAP 4401, COP 3530, and MAC 2312.
Survey of techniques used to replicate the human vision process in computer systems. Topics include image formation, image algebra, filtering, range extraction, edge and boundary detection, region growing, and model based vision.

CAP 4730 Computational Structures in Computer Graphics . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: COP 3530 and either MAC 2311 or MAC 2233.
Introductory concepts and topics in computer graphics. Graphic input and output devices, coordinate systems, output primitives, pattern filling, fractal graphics, 2D and 3D transformations, perspective and orthographic projection, surface modeling.

CAP 4731 Advanced Computer Graphics . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: CAP 4730.
Advanced topics in computer graphics. Raster graphics, vectors and their uses, surface modeling, three-dimensional graphics, visual realism, shading models, color and intensity, hidden edge and surface elimination. Introduction to ray tracing.

CAP 5600 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: COP 4020, COT 4400.
Introduction to basic Artificial Intelligence theories and methods for solving complex and difficult problems using computers; goal- oriented procedures, search problems, knowledge representation and machine learning. Topics will include intelligent systems such as expert systems, intelligent agents and robots. Will be conducted within a cognitive science framework.

CAP 5837 Computer Simulation and Modeling . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: STA 2023 or STA 4321; COP XXXX (Any Course in Programming).
Application of discrete event system simulation to the solution of complex problems. Techniques of modeling real world events through probability and logic. Mathematical basis for random variable generation and statistical analysis of model reliability. Comparison and application of several simulation languages as well as simulating events using typical computer languages.

CAP 6400 Image Processing . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: CAP 4401, MAC 2312.
Image acquisition, representation and processing of binary and grey tone images. Image transforms. Image enhancement, restoration and encoding. Matching, filtering, segmentation and texture representation. Motion and 3-D structures. Pattern recognition algorithms. Application in such areas as medical diagnosis and target recognition, low-level vision, inspection and range data.

CAP 6930 Advanced Topics in Computer Applications for Computer Science . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Selected topics in computer applications. Prerequisites will vary according to the specific subject material to be covered.