Hands-on ML Projects with OpenCV
Mugesh S.

SKU: 9789388590877

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ISBN: 9789388590877
eISBN: 9789388590884
Rights: Worldwide
Author Name: Mugesh S.
Publishing Date: 09-August-2023
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Binding: Paperback
Page Count: 336

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Be at your A game in building Intelligent systems by leveraging Computer vision and Machine Learning.


  • Step-by-step instructions and code snippets for real world ML projects.
  • Covers entire spectrum from basics to advanced concepts such as deep learning, transfer learning, and model optimization
  • Loaded with practical tips and best practices for implementing machine learning with OpenCV for optimising your workflow.


This book is an in-depth guide that merges machine learning techniques with OpenCV, the most popular computer vision library, using Python. The book introduces fundamental concepts in machine learning and computer vision, progressing to practical implementation with OpenCV. Concepts related to image preprocessing, contour and thresholding techniques, motion detection and tracking are explained in a step-by-step manner using code and output snippets. 

Hands-on projects with real-world datasets will offer you an invaluable experience in solving OpenCV challenges with machine learning. It’s an ultimate guide to explore areas like deep learning, transfer learning, and model optimization, empowering readers to tackle complex tasks. Every chapter offers practical tips and tricks to build effective ML models. 

By the end, you would have mastered and applied ML concepts confidently to real-world computer vision problems and will be able to develop robust and accurate machine-learning models for diverse applications. 

Whether you are new to machine learning or seeking to enhance your computer vision skills, This book is an invaluable resource for mastering the integration of machine learning and computer vision using OpenCV and Python.


  • Learn how to work with images and perform basic image processing tasks using OpenCV. 
  • Implement machine learning techniques to computer vision tasks such as image classification, object detection, and image segmentation. 
  • Work on real-world projects and datasets to gain hands-on experience in applying machine learning techniques with OpenCV. 
  • Explore the concepts of deep learning using Tensorflow and Keras and how it can be used for computer vision tasks. 
  • Understand the concept of transfer learning and how pre-trained models can be leveraged for new tasks. 
  • Utilize techniques for model optimization and deployment in resource-constrained environments. 
  • Implement end-to-end solutions and address challenges encountered in practical scenarios.


This book is for everyone with a basic understanding of programming and who wants to apply machine learning in computer vision using OpenCV and Python. Whether you're a student, researcher, or developer, this book will equip you with practical skills for machine learning projects. Some familiarity with Python and machine learning concepts is assumed. Beginners too will find this book valuable as it offers clear examples and explanations for every concept.

Chapter 1: Getting Started With OpenCV 

Chapter 2: Basic Image & Video Analytics in OpenCV

Chapter 3: Image Processing 1 using OpenCV

Chapter 4:  Image Processing 2 using OpenCV

Chapter 5: Thresholding and Contour Techniques Using OpenCV 

Chapter 6: Detect Corners and Road Lane using OpenCV

Chapter 7: Object And Motion Detection Using Opencv

Chapter 8: Image Segmentation and Detecting Faces Using OpenCV

Chapter 9: Introduction to Deep Learning with OpenCV

Chapter 10: Advance Deep Learning Projects with OpenCV

Chapter 11: Deployment of OpenCV projects

Mugesh S. works as a Data Scientist at Infosys, with a passion for leveraging data-driven insights to tackle complex challenges and drive business success. He is an engineering graduate who completed the PG program in Data Science and Engineering, as well as a Master’s in Mathematics and Data Science, to deepen his understanding of the intricacies of data analytics.  He has over 7 years of hands-on experience in SQL, Python, ETL projects, and machine learning projects, including time series forecasting, Chatbot, people face detection, face recognition, Statistical Data Analysis, Computer vision, NLP, and SQL/No SQL. He possesses a good knowledge of version control systems and cloud computing systems. In addition, he has an excellent work ethic and is an influential team member.  

He has been an instrumental force in delivering successful data-driven projects across diverse industries, earning accolades for his ability to translate raw data into meaningful business intelligence. His commitment to professional growth is evident through his prestigious certifications, including the esteemed Infosys-certified AI professional and Infosys-certified Automation professional certifications. 

These credentials underscore his dedication to staying at the forefront of advancements in the ever-evolving data science landscape. With an insatiable curiosity and an analytical mindset, he is known for his meticulous approach to problem-solving and his proficiency in designing cutting-edge machine-learning models. His collaborative nature has made him a valuable team player, effectively collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders to drive innovation and achieve project milestones. Beyond his technical expertise, his passion for data science lies in its potential to create a positive societal impact.

He is driven by the belief that data-driven insights hold the key to solving complex challenges and improving the lives of people worldwide. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring new avenues in data science, experimenting with emerging technologies, and sharing his knowledge through mentorship and educational initiatives.

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