### Computer vision in parallel computing

Michał PODPORA
Computer vision is known to be a CPU power consuming task. Real-time video capturing, filtering and converting take so much time that
creating a substantial artificial intelligence algorithm seems to be unrealisable. In this article author considers using a cluster in a computer vision
project, advantages and disadvantages of this solution. He explains some ideas about minimization of amount of
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