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Practical OpenCV by Samarth Brahmbhatt

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CHAPTER 2

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Setting up OpenCV on Your Computer

Now that you know how important computer vision is for your robot and how OpenCV can help you implement a lot of it, this chapter will guide you through the process of installing OpenCV on your computer and setting up a development workstation. This will also allow you to try out and play with all the projects described in the subsequent chapters of the book. The official OpenCV installation wiki is available at http://opencv.willowgarage.com/wiki/InstallGuide, and this chapter will build mostly upon that.

Operating Systems

OpenCV is a platform independent library in that it will install on almost ...

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