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OpenCV Contributors

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Original OpenCV committee (vision, functionality proposals etc.):

Title Name Current Position
Prof. Gary Bradski Stanford University, Willow Garage
Prof. Trevor Darrell UC Berkeley
Prof. Irfan Essa Georgia Institute of Technology
Prof. Jitendra Malik UC Berkeley
Prof. Pietro Perona Caltech
Prof. Stan Sclaroff Boston University
Prof. Carlo Tomasi Duke University

Corporate Contributors

Company Contribution
Intel Founded OpenCV, years of support
NVIDIA Supporting Android, Embedded Linux, WinRT and CUDA ports
Itseez Supporting current core programming team
Willow Garage Supported core programming team for 5 years
Google Image wrapper class cvwimage
Phase Space Bundle adjustment

Individual Contributors

Git log after the “atomic bomb” commit

Status of the 'master' branch in July 2013.

1283	Andrey Kamaev
1154	Vadim Pisarevsky
775	Vladislav Vinogradov
509	Alexey Spizhevoy
398	Maria Dimashova
359	marina.kolpakova
315	Alexander Smorkalov
292	Andrey Pavlenko
239	Anatoly Baksheev
229	Alexander Shishkov
169	Ilya Lysenkov
150	yao
139	Kirill Kornyakov
138	Alexander Mordvintsev
129	Gary Bradski
124	Marina Kolpakova
99	Andrey Morozov
94	Ethan Rublee
81	Alexander Reshetnikov
78	peng xiao
72	Ana Huaman
71	Yannick Verdie
61	Leonid Beynenson
51	Ilya Lavrenov
49	Roman Donchenko
47	Elena Fedotova
41	Alexandre Benoit
40	Vincent Rabaud
39	Daniil Osokin
39	Victor Erukhimov
39	James Bowman
33	alexandre benoit
32	Philipp Wagner
29	Vsevolod Glumov
27	Marius Muja
27	Bernat Gabor
23	Vladimir Dudnik
21	Ivan Korolev
19	Stefano Fabri
18	itsyplen
16	Anna Kogan
15	Alexander Mordvintesv
15	Alexander Kapustin
14	Jason Newton
14	Evgeny Talanin
13	Anton Obukhov
13	Andy Maloney
13	Peng Xiao
12	LeonidBeynenson
11	niko
10	Suenghoon Park
10	Yury Zemlyanskiy
10	Alexey Kazakov
9	OpenCV Buildbot
9	AoD314
8	Oleg Sklyarov
7	Nils Hasler
7	Eric Christiansen
7	alegarda
6	Sergei Nosov
6	abidrahmank
6	Bo Li
6	Jose Luis Blanco
5	alex77git
5	P. Druzhkov
5	kobigurk
5	Patrick Mihelich
5	Dominik Rose
5	Dirk Van Haerenborgh
5	berak
5	alexey.spizhevoy
5	Kevin Hughes
5	Gurpinder Singh Sandhu
5	Alexey Polovinkin
4	Alexander
4	Victor Passichenko
4	Sam Bromley
4	Brian Gerkey
4	Sergiu Dotenco
4	Leszek Swirski
4	salmanulhaq
4	Gabe Schwartz
3	gpsinghsandhu
3	Artem Myagkov
3	kencoken
3	NikoKJ
3	Oscar Deniz Suarez
3	Valentina Kustikova
3	Artanis
3	Patrick Welche
3	Evgeniy Kozinov
3	poiuytrez
3	Victoria Zhislina
3	Markus Schoeler
3	bitwangyaoyao
3	Filipe Almeida
2	Ryan Rawson
2	jmbuena
2	ericgreveson
2	daniil.osokin
2	cuda_geek
2	Jacob Baines
2	Jonathan Bohren
2	Alexander Bohn / FI$H2k
2	Zifei Tong
2	Liu Liu
2	Malcolm Reynolds
2	Dustin Spicuzza
2	Vikas Dhiman
2	Misty De Meo
2	Moshe Kaplan
2	Charles Otto
2	Pastafarianist
2	Peter Minin
2	Roy Reapor
2	Siegfried Hochdorfer
2	Siva Prasad Varma
2	Daniil-Osokin
1	Éric Piel
1	Abid K
1	Amro
1	Andrew Senin
1	Brian McKinnon
1	Corentin Wallez
1	Dong Nguyen
1	Egbert van der Wal
1	Eugene Gritskevich
1	Fabrice Silva
1	Frédéric Devernay
1	Georgios Evangelidis
1	Haoxiang Li
1	IanVS
1	Jan Machacek
1	Jin Ma
1	Jordi Villar
1	Josh Doe
1	Justin Muncaster
1	KOLANICH
1	Karl-Heinz Zimmer
1	Kazuki MATSUDA
1	Kevin
1	Konstantin Bezruk
1	Luis Díaz Más
1	Martin Baeum
1	NCBee
1	Niels Gerlif Myrtue
1	Niko
1	Niko Li
1	P. Karasev
1	Pablo Speciale
1	ShengyinWu
1	Stefan Romberg
1	Stefan Walk
1	Stephen Fox
1	Takahiro Horikawa
1	Uwe Kindler
1	Xavier Delacour
1	andrey.kamaev
1	askforeric
1	caorong
1	dave
1	gferry
1	hartmut
1	hgaspar
1	jackculpepper
1	kir
1	mdim
1	mikle
1	morozov.andrey
1	noob
1	ograycode
1	saskathex
1	takacsd
1	tim36272
1	vlad
1	vpisarev
1	Abhinav Gupta

Before the “atomic bomb” commit

Name Company (by the moment of contribution) Remarks
Abrosimov, Dmitry Intel Corp. Optimization, Eigen objects
Alekseev, Aleksey Intel Corp. IppCV testing
Asbach, Mark RWTH Aachen University New-style Linux makefiles, SWIG wrappers, Mac OS X porting
Baksheev, Anatoly Itseez GPU module, CMake support for OpenCV, Spin Images
Benoit, Alexandre LISTIC lab Retina model
Blanco, Jose Luis Universidad de Malaga, Spain CMake support for OpenCV; added cvLinearPolar, multiple bug reports and misc. patches
Boldyrev, Sergey Intel Corp. rpm spec & linux makefiles
Bornet, Olivier IDIAP Research Institute New-style Linux makefiles, SWIG & specialized Python wrappers
Bouguet, Jean-Yves Intel Corp. Algorithms for Camera calibration, calibration toolbox for MATLAB, LK in pyramids …
Bovyrin, Alexander Intel Corp. Contours, Stereo, Improvements in object detection, blobtrack/vs module in cvaux
Bowman, James Willow Garage Inc. Latex-based OpenCV documentation, the new-style Python wrappers opencvpython, a lot of QA work.
Bradski, Gary Intel Corp., Willow Garage Inc. Idea and Vision, Leading, Promotion, the OpenCV book. Also, CAMSHIFT & MHI algorithms, Codebook background/foreground subtraction etc.
Bradley, David Princeton Univ. Haar classifier for profile faces
Breen, Ed ??? EiC intepreter, used for Hawk
Burenkov, Denis Moscow State Uni Contour morphing, several demo scripts
Butko, Nicolas ??? HighGUI Cocoa Backend
Calonder, Michael Germany Calonder detector
Castrillon-Santana Modesto IUSIANI, Spain Haarcascades for facial feature detection
Cherepanova, Tatiana Novosibirsk University Face tracking
Cherepennikov, Valery Intel Corp. Optimization, matrices, estimators (Kalman, ConDensation) and more …
Chudinovich, Boris Intel Corp. Ideas and algorithms on contours and comp. geometry functions
Cohen, Andre ??? HighGUI QTKit backend
Conbere, Morgan ??? Image I/O on MacOSX
Cowperthwaite, David Intel Corp. 3d Tracker
Dadgostar, Farhad ??? Adaptive Skin Detector, Fuzzy MeanShift Tracker
Dalal, Navneet [Page Home]
Davies, Bob Intel Corp. First OpenCV installation program, communications with user group, tech. advisor
Delacour, Xavier PhaseSpace Inc. Octave bindings, KD trees/BBF and LSH search, some Video I/O components for highgui
Devernay, Frederic INRIA (?) Multiple patches for OpenCV (cvcam, cxcore, cv, highgui).
Dimashova, Maria Itseez TrainCascade application, the new object detection class cv::CascadeClassifier, Extremely Random Trees in MLL, a lot of optimization and QA work on MLL and Features2D.
Don Murray " PointGrey":PointGrey SDK and patches for stereo gesture recognition code
Dubey, Premnath ??? Patch for cvcam (Windows version)
Eaton, Daniel ??? Texture descriptors code
Eruhimov, Victor Intel Corp., Itseez Hough & distance transforms, stereo, Hawk, HighGUI, One-way descriptor and more …
Fabri, Stefano Univ. of Rome HighGUI gstreamer backend
Filip, Daniel Google Inc. cv::wImage* template image classes
Gaspard Breton France Telecom Support for multiple cameras (2,3,4) in SyncFilter and cvcam
Grachev, Ilya Intel Corp. TCL/TK demos (cvlkdemo, cvcsdemo, cvenv)
Gruebele, Philip ??? Multiple patches for OpenCV
Guhring, Philipp ??? Single-object mode in cvHaarDetectObjects
Hafeneger, Stefan ??? Some 3D & Calibration related functionality
Halsall, Chris Open Source Solutions Inc O-Reilly papers on OpenCV, calibration app for Linux, patches for Linux version
Hameed, Shameem University of Michigan Haar classifiers for eye detection
Hasler, Nils Max Planck Institut 16-bit images support, Jasper and OpenEXR bindings in HighGUI
Jacobsen, Jostein NTNU Hartley/Sturm correction
Kamaev, Andrey Itseez Android Port Improvements & Optimization
Karasev, Peter Georgia Tech Helped with Android Port
Kertesz, Csaba v4l2 interface, bugfixes at almost every area
Khamenya, Valery BioVisioN AG OpenCV CVS repository at SourceForge
Khudyakov, Vasily Novosibirsk University Face feature detection
Krivakin, Konstantin ??? TBB parallelization of ML
Kruppa, Hannes ETH Zurich Haar classifier for fullbody, lowerbody, upperbody detection.
Kuranov, Alexander Intel Corp. Matlab wrappers, face detection code, haartraining and related applications
Kuriakin, Valery Intel Corp. Started OpenCV project in Nizhny Novrogod Lab
Kosov, Sergey MPI Informatik Variational Stereo Correspondence Algorithm
Lienhart, Rainer Intel Corp. Haar feature-based face detection algorithm and the original code; Self-similarity features.
Liu Liu ??? SURF, Spill trees, MSERs
Lantz, Philip Intel Corp. 3d Tracker
Lundin, Magnus ??? Patches and new functionality for Linux version of highgui
Lysenkov, Ilya Itseez. Circle grid detector. Bug fixes.
Mihelich, Patrick Willow Garage Innumerable patches
Molinov, Sergey Intel Corp., Itseez HMM face recognition code, POSIT, snakes, optical flow, improved face detection, stereo, bundle adjustment and more …
Mordvitsev, Alexander Saint-Petersburg Univ. Python samples
Morozov, Andrey Itseez Buildbot, build scripts; multi-threaded FFMPEG support
Mosyagin, Valery Intel Corp. View morphing, camera calibration code v.1, fundamental matrix estimation
Muehlmann, Karsten Lehrstuhl fur Informatik V 3D stereo correspondence algorithm (not included yet)
Muja, Marius Willow Garage Inc. FLANN bindings
Nefian, Ara Intel Corp. Algorithm for HMM face recognition
Oblomov, Sergey Intel Corp. Camshift and histogram code, linux scripts and makefiles, optimization and more …
Pantofaru, Caroline Willow Garage Inc. Latex-based OpenCV documentation
Pele, Ofir Hebrew U Fast EMD, New Chi-Sqr histogram matching
Perreault, Simon Universite Laval O(1) Median filtering algorithm
Philomin, Vasanth PHILIPS (?) Several bug reports/fixes on face detection etc.
Pisarevsky, Vadim Intel Corp., Itseez OpenCV hacker :)
Pleskov, Alexander Intel Corp. Pyramidal segmentation, gesture recognition code, comp. geometry functions
Rabaud, Vincent Video Surf Homography to rotation conversion. Corner orientation, optmizations
Rodyushkin, Konstantin Intel Corp. applications OpenCV to 3dFace caused a few bug reports, functionality proposals, blobtrack/vs module in cvaux
Rosten, Edward Univ. of Cambridge FAST corner detector
Rublee, Ethan Self Android port, further development of FAST and BRIEF
Schaefer, Dirk MD-Mathematische Dienste GmbH original code for Bayer→RGB pattern conversion
Schiele, Bernt ETH Zurich Haar classifier for fullbody, lowerbody, upperbody detection.
Shavit, Adi ??? OpenCV forum moderation, OpenCV logo
Shevtsova, Irina Moscow State Uni EM, Bayesian classifier, Random Trees, CNN in Machine Learning module; SVM enhancements
Shishkov, Alexander Itseez Buildbot, build scripts, OpenCV infrastructure
Shiqi Yu Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology Haar cascades for eye detection. The author of the world-first book on OpenCV (in Chinese) and the translator to Chinese of the OReilly OpenCV book.
Sobolev, Andrey Moscow State Uni Contour skeletons and linear-contour model
Spizhevoy, Alexey Itseez Stitching application
Stanchak, Roman Naval Research Lab Multiple improvements in Highgui (GTK+), Python wrappers and the core functionality
Stavinzky, Jay ??? 8u→8u L1 Distance transform.
Toderici, George ??? Floating-point bilateral filter
Veretennikov, Eugene Intel Corp. Testing, some comp. geometry functions
Vezhnevets, Vladimir MSU Graphics and Media Lab New algorithm for chessboard detection
Zajko, Marian Ximea Ximea cameras support
Zaguskin, Victor Intel Corp. cvcam, vmdemo in tcl/tk
Watson, Theodore ??? videoInput author
Wayne W. Cheng SoftIntegration Ch C/C++ intepreter, OpenCV Ch toolbox
Wood, Travis ??? Patches for highgui (video capturing in Linux)

OpenCV includes (or included in the past) modified versions of the following software:

  • Gaussian Random Number Generator by George Marsaglia et al. (see cxcore/src/cxrand.cpp)
  • SVD from SLATEC (see cxcore/src/cxsvd.cpp)
  • Small inline math functions and macros by Agner Fog, Bruce Holloway et al., Ken Turkowski (see cxcore/include/cxtypes.h)
  • Quicksort implementation from University of California, Berkeley (see cxcore/include/cxoperations.hpp)
  • Earth Mover Distance and RGB→Lab conversion by Yossi Rubner (see src/cv/cvemd.cpp and src/cv/cvcolor.cpp)

Active OpenCV forum participants, bug reporters etc.:

  • Barbaresi, Abramo Betti, Gabriele Cao, Ning Cawkwell, Jack Chen, Gen-Nan Cheng, Michael Fritz, Frank Grossman, Dave Iannizotto, Giancarlo Lu, Le Kunz, Clay Mellor, J. P. Ming, Li Zayed, Mohamed Rocha, Jairo Stewart, James Andr Small, Daniel Zivkovic, Zoran