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MSCV

The Master of Science in Computer Vision (MSCV) Program aims to provide technical skills and domain knowledge to the future professionals who seek to acquire expertise in Computer Vision and its related areas. This involves proficiency in acquiring, processing, analyzing, and understanding images, videos, 3D data, and other types of high-dimensional data of the real world. The program consists of a total of 30 credit hours. The fast-growing interests and investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the United States and around the world have to be powered by a well-prepared workforce. This program contributes to meetin the need created by the United States’ shortage of AI personnel.

 

MS Degree Requirements

The MS degree will be 30 credit hours at the graduate level. There are 8 required courses of 3 hours each (thus totaling 24 credit hours). The required project course is one of the 8 required courses. The remaining 2 additional courses (6 credit hours) would be selected from a list of 6 restricted electives, each of which is 3 credit hours. No thesis is required, but one of the required courses is a project course that meets the independent learning requirement.

Required courses:

  1. CAP 5415 – Computer Vision
  2. CAP 5610 – Machine Learning
  3. CAP 6411 Computer Vision Systems
  4. CAP 6412 Advanced Computer Vision
  5. CAP 6419 – 3D Computer Vision

Elective courses:

  1. CAP 6908 – Independent Study 1
  2. CAP 5516 – Medical Image Computing
  3. STA 6106 – Statistical Computing I
  4. COT 6505 – Computational Methods/Analysis I
  5. CAP 6908 – Independent Study 2

Plan of Study (POS)

The Plan of Study (POS), sometimes referred to as the Program of Study, is an agreement between the student, the program, and the University that lists the coursework taken to satisfy the requirements for completing the degree. The POS for students is flexible and unique to each student. However, it must meet university, college, and department rules for minimum number of hours, etc. (see Degree Requirements, above).

All graduate students must have a Plan of Study (POS) on file, approved by the advisor and graduate coordinator, by the completion of 9 credit hours after entering the program. This is mandatory! The College of Graduate Studies automatically places a “hold” on future registration for non-compliance. The default advisor for non-thesis MS students is the Graduate Coordinator.

Deadlines for submission of the POS are October 15 for Fall semester and March 15 for Spring semester.

The POS can, and usually will, be revised later to reflect changes in the courses actually taken, but it is crucial that a POS be on file, signed by the student and the faculty advisor, and approved by the Graduate Program Coordinator. Any variation from the POS must be approved by the Graduate Program Coordinator and then immediately reflected in an updated POS.

Synopsis/Time Line

  1. International Student Application Deadline – March 1, 2021
  2. Domestic Student Application Deadline – July 1, 2021
  3. Admission into the MS program
  4. File an initial Plan of Study (by the 9th credit hour)
  5. Complete coursework
  6. Prepare and submit Portfolio

Graduate Contact Info

Advising and Approval
Dr. Niels Lobo
Phone: (407) 823-2873
Email: niels@cs.ucf.edu