Chapter 18. Whither now?
In the rest of this book I have provided a progressive development of a very wide ranging, unified
approach to early computer vision. Hopefully this is seen to be both self-consistent and powerful.
At this point I must acknowledge that, for all the versatility and broad base, I have dealt little with
what might be termed high level vision. Even for the flow and stereo analyses of Chapters 9 and 10,
the curvature analysis of Chapter 12 and the practical applications suggested in Chapter 17, there is