This brand new OpenCV book, from Robert Laganière, is just amazing. It seems to be the best update to Bradsky and Kaehler's well known "Learning OpenCV", as it focus on OpenCV 2.0.
For someone looking for an updated reference in OpenCV, one will find lots of the new C++ API coverage, as well as a nice chapter 8 covering "Detecting and Matching Interest Points", including FAST, SIFT, and SURF features, which are a must for such a fully featured library as OpenCV.
Besides the attention paid to new topics, there's a good setup explanation for Qt and Visual Studio.
All topics are covered in a straight to the point methodology which makes of it an easy guide to consult for… Read more