Progress toward a simple, parallel vision machine

Any intelligent agent, be it robot or human, needs to continually update its knowledge about the surrounding environment, and images offer a rich source of relevant information. Unfortunately, however, in normal two-dimensional images, the effects of viewing geometry, illumination, surface reflectance, and object shape are confounded together in a way that makes it very difficult to extract interesting information about the surrounding scene.

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