Humans use their eyes and their brains to see and visually sense the world around them. Computer vision is the science that aims to give a similar, if not better, capability to a machine or computer.Computer vision is concerned with the automatic extraction, analysis and understanding of useful information from a single image or a sequence of images. Computer Vision involves the development of a theoretical and algorithmic basis to achieve automatic visual understanding.The applications of computer vision are numerous and include: autonomous vehicles, character recognition, security and surveillance, biometrics and forensics.
Text Analytics and NLP
Natural Language Processing is the scientific discipline concerned with making natural language accessible to machines. NLP addresses tasks such as identifying sentence boundaries in documents, extracting relationships from documents etc. NLP is a necessary means to facilitate text analytics by establishing structure in unstructured text to enable further analysis. Text analytics is a broad term that "includes meta-information annotations (e.g., people and places mentioned in the text), sentiment analysis, text clustering, and categorization.