Fundamentals of Electronic Image Processing

Author: Arthur R. Weeks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780819491602


Page: 588

View: 3181

This text is aimed at practicing engineers and scientists who need to understand the fundamentals of image processing theory and algorithms to perform their technical tasks. A variety of example images are used to help readers' understanding of how particular image processing algorithms work.

Fundamentals of Electronic Imaging Systems

Some Aspects of Image Processing

Author: William F. Schreiber

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642969615

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 187

View: 7736

Image processing is an applications area. In this area there are many op portunities to apply art and experience, as well as knowledge from various sciences and engineering disciplines, to the creation of products and pro cesses for which society has urgent need. Without this need, few would be interested in the subject. This point of view motivates this work and has influenced the selection and treatment of topics. It will be noticed that the word "digital" is not in the title. While much of present-day image processing is implemented digitally, this work is not intended for those who think that image processing is a branch of digital signal processing, except perhaps to try to change their minds. This book grew out of courses taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by the author and two of his former students, T.S. Huang and O.J. Tretiak. Like the courses, it is primarily intended for electrical engineers and computer scientists who plan to work in the field. It has not proven necessary to spend much time on strictly digital issues, since the students either know that material already or can learn it very easily by 1 themselves. It also has been unnecessary to be encyclopedic, since Pratt has already performed this important service.

Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging

Author: Douglas B. Murphy,Michael W. Davidson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118382935

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 6994

Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging, Second Edition provides a coherent introduction to the principles and applications of the integrated optical microscope system, covering both theoretical and practical considerations. It expands and updates discussions of multi-spectral imaging, intensified digital cameras, signal colocalization, and uses of objectives, and offers guidance in the selection of microscopes and electronic cameras, as well as appropriate auxiliary optical systems and fluorescent tags. The book is divided into three sections covering optical principles in diffraction and image formation, basic modes of light microscopy, and components of modern electronic imaging systems and image processing operations. Each chapter introduces relevant theory, followed by descriptions of instrument alignment and image interpretation. This revision includes new chapters on live cell imaging, measurement of protein dynamics, deconvolution microscopy, and interference microscopy. PowerPoint slides of the figures as well as other supplementary materials for instructors are available at a companion website:

Image Processing

The Fundamentals

Author: Maria Petrou,Costas Petrou

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047074586X

Category: Science

Page: 818

View: 9389

Following the success of the first edition, this thoroughly updated second edition of Image Processing: The Fundamentals will ensure that it remains the ideal text for anyone seeking an introduction to the essential concepts of image processing. New material includes image processing and colour, sine and cosine transforms, Independent Component Analysis (ICA), phase congruency and the monogenic signal and several other new topics. These updates are combined with coverage of classic topics in image processing, such as orthogonal transforms and image enhancement, making this a truly comprehensive text on the subject. Key features: Presents material at two levels of difficulty: the main text addresses the fundamental concepts and presents a broad view of image processing, whilst more advanced material is interleaved in boxes throughout the text, providing further reference for those who wish to examine each technique in depth. Contains a large number of fully worked out examples. Focuses on an understanding of how image processing methods work in practice. Illustrates complex algorithms on a step-by-step basis, and lists not only the good practices but also identifies the pitfalls in each case. Uses a clear question and answer structure. Includes a CD containing the MATLAB® code of the various examples and algorithms presented in the book. There is also an accompanying website with slides available for download for instructors as a teaching resource. Image Processing: The Fundamentals, Second Edition is an ideal teaching resource for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. It will also be of value to researchers of various disciplines from medicine to mathematics with a professional interest in image processing

Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing

A Practical Approach with Examples in Matlab

Author: Chris Solomon,Toby Breckon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119957001

Category: Science

Page: 344

View: 8921

This is an introductory to intermediate level text on the science of image processing, which employs the Matlab programming language to illustrate some of the elementary, key concepts in modern image processing and pattern recognition. The approach taken is essentially practical and the book offers a framework within which the concepts can be understood by a series of well chosen examples, exercises and computer experiments, drawing on specific examples from within science, medicine and engineering. Clearly divided into eleven distinct chapters, the book begins with a fast-start introduction to image processing to enhance the accessibility of later topics. Subsequent chapters offer increasingly advanced discussion of topics involving more challenging concepts, with the final chapter looking at the application of automated image classification (with Matlab examples) . Matlab is frequently used in the book as a tool for demonstrations, conducting experiments and for solving problems, as it is both ideally suited to this role and is widely available. Prior experience of Matlab is not required and those without access to Matlab can still benefit from the independent presentation of topics and numerous examples. Features a companion website containing a Matlab fast-start primer, further exercises, examples, instructor resources and accessibility to all files corresponding to the examples and exercises within the book itself. Includes numerous examples, graded exercises and computer experiments to support both students and instructors alike.

Introduction to Image Processing

Author: André Marion

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1489931864

Category: Computers

Page: 314

View: 9810

I. The past. the present . . . and the future It is possible to take the view that ever since it began, the "ancient" branch of physics known as Optics has been concerned with process ing images. But since the Nineteen-Thirties increasingly close ties have been forming between Optics, which until then had been largely based on instruments, and the sciences of communication and infor mation arising out of mathematics and electronics. Such developments follow naturally, since communication systems and image-forming systems are all designed to receive or transmit information. Further more the same mathematical forms are used for describing the beha viour of electrical and optical systems. It is a question of systems theory, particularly linear systems, and of Fourier's analysis methods, which together constitute an important part of Signal Theory. In the case of communication systems carrying signals of an electrical nature, information is time-related or temporal. Transmitted signals are one-dimensional and functions of a single variable, time t. In the case of optical systems information is spatial in nature. Signals are distributions of light intensity in space. In general they are treated as two-dimensional signals, being functions of two spatia! variables written as x and y. In the early Fifties the way forward became clearer still when some scientists at the Institut d'Optique in Paris began using optical filtering techniques in coherent light in order to enhance the quality of photographs.

Techniques for Image Processing and Classifications in Remote Sensing

Author: Robert A. Schowengerdt

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0323138551

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 249

View: 8146

Techniques for Image Processing and Classifications in Remote Sensing provides an introduction to the fundamentals of computer image processing and classification (commonly called ""pattern recognition"" in other applications). The book begins with a discussion of digital scanners and imagery, and two key mathematical concepts for image processing and classification—spatial filtering and statistical pattern recognition. This is followed by separate chapters on image processing and classification techniques that are widely used in the remote sensing community. The emphasis throughout is on techniques that assist in the analysis of images, not particular applications of these techniques. The book also has four appendixes, featuring a bibliography; an introduction to computer binary data representation and image data formats; a discussion of interactive image processing; and a selection of exam questions from the Image Processing Laboratory course at the University of Arizona. This book is intended for use as either a primary source in an introductory image processing course or as a supplementary text in an intermediate-level remote sensing course. The academic level addressed is upper-division undergraduate or beginning graduate, and familiarity with calculus and basic vector and matrix concepts is assumed.

Image Restoration

Fundamentals and Advances

Author: Bahadir Kursat Gunturk,Xin Li

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439869561

Category: Computers

Page: 378

View: 6294

Image Restoration: Fundamentals and Advances responds to the need to update most existing references on the subject, many of which were published decades ago. Providing a broad overview of image restoration, this book explores breakthroughs in related algorithm development and their role in supporting real-world applications associated with various scientific and engineering fields. These include astronomical imaging, photo editing, and medical imaging, to name just a few. The book examines how such advances can also lead to novel insights into the fundamental properties of image sources. Addressing the many advances in imaging, computing, and communications technologies, this reference strikes just the right balance of coverage between core fundamental principles and the latest developments in this area. Its content was designed based on the idea that the reproducibility of published works on algorithms makes it easier for researchers to build on each other’s work, which often benefits the vitality of the technical community as a whole. For that reason, this book is as experimentally reproducible as possible. Topics covered include: Image denoising and deblurring Different image restoration methods and recent advances such as nonlocality and sparsity Blind restoration under space-varying blur Super-resolution restoration Learning-based methods Multi-spectral and color image restoration New possibilities using hybrid imaging systems Many existing references are scattered throughout the literature, and there is a significant gap between the cutting edge in image restoration and what we can learn from standard image processing textbooks. To fill that need but avoid a rehash of the many fine existing books on this subject, this reference focuses on algorithms rather than theories or applications. Giving readers access to a large amount of downloadable source code, the book illustrates fundamental techniques, key ideas developed over the years, and the state of the art in image restoration. It is a valuable resource for readers at all levels of understanding.

The Essential Guide to Image Processing

Author: Alan C. Bovik

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080922515

Category: Computers

Page: 672

View: 6795

A complete introduction to the basic and intermediate concepts of image processing from the leading people in the field Up-to-date content, including statistical modeling of natural, anistropic diffusion, image quality and the latest developments in JPEG 2000 This comprehensive and state-of-the art approach to image processing gives engineers and students a thorough introduction, and includes full coverage of key applications: image watermarking, fingerprint recognition, face recognition and iris recognition and medical imaging. "This book combines basic image processing techniques with some of the most advanced procedures. Introductory chapters dedicated to general principles are presented alongside detailed application-orientated ones. As a result it is suitably adapted for different classes of readers, ranging from Master to PhD students and beyond." – Prof. Jean-Philippe Thiran, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland "Al Bovik’s compendium proceeds systematically from fundamentals to today’s research frontiers. Professor Bovik, himself a highly respected leader in the field, has invited an all-star team of contributors. Students, researchers, and practitioners of image processing alike should benefit from the Essential Guide." – Prof. Bernd Girod, Stanford University, USA "This book is informative, easy to read with plenty of examples, and allows great flexibility in tailoring a course on image processing or analysis." – Prof. Pamela Cosman, University of California, San Diego, USA A complete and modern introduction to the basic and intermediate concepts of image processing – edited and written by the leading people in the field An essential reference for all types of engineers working on image processing applications Up-to-date content, including statistical modelling of natural, anisotropic diffusion, image quality and the latest developments in JPEG 2000

Video Microscopy

Author: Shinya Inoue

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475769253

Category: Medical

Page: 584

View: 5871

Ever since television became practical in the early 1950s, closed-circuit television (CCTV) in conjunction with the light microscope has provided large screen display, raised image contrast, and made the images formed by ultraviolet and infrared rays visible. With the introduction of large-scale integrated circuits in the last decade, TV equipment has improved by leaps and bounds, as has its application in microscopy. With modem CCTV, sometimes with the help of digital computers, we can distill the image from a scene that appears to be nothing but noise; capture fluorescence too dim to be seen; visualize structures far below the limit of resolution; crispen images hidden in fog; measure, count, and sort objects; and record in time-lapsed and high-speed sequences through the light microscope without great difficulty. In fact, video is becoming indispensable for harnessing the fullest capacity of the light microscope, a capacity that itself is much greater than could have been envisioned just a few years ago. The time seemed ripe then to review the basics of video, and of microscopy, and to examine how the two could best be combined to accomplish these tasks. The Marine Biological Laboratory short courses on Analytical and Quantitative Light Microscopy in Biology, Medicine, and the Materials Sciences, and the many inquiries I received on video microscopy, supported such an effort, and Kirk Jensen of Plenum Press persuaded me of its worth.

Fundamentals of Machine Vision

Author: Harley R. Myler

Publisher: SPIE Press

ISBN: 9780819430496

Category: Computers

Page: 133

View: 8165

Machine vision has come of age as an established, respected field of research and application with a strong theoretical foundation. The term 'machine vision' has various definitions, depending on one's field, such as computer vision, image understanding, scene analysis, or robotics. In this Tutorial Text, machine vision specifically refers to the study and implementation of systems that allow machines to recognize objects from acquired image data and perform useful tasks from that recognition. This book is intended to help readers understand and construct machine vision systems that perform useful tasks, based on the current state of the art. It covers fundamentals drawn from image processing and computer graphics to the methods of applied machine vision techniques. The text is useful as a short course supplement, as a self-study guide, or as a primary or supplementary text in an advanced undergraduate or graduate course.

Fundamentals of Music Processing

Audio, Analysis, Algorithms, Applications

Author: Meinard Müller

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319219456

Category: Computers

Page: 487

View: 9432

This textbook provides both profound technological knowledge and a comprehensive treatment of essential topics in music processing and music information retrieval. Including numerous examples, figures, and exercises, this book is suited for students, lecturers, and researchers working in audio engineering, computer science, multimedia, and musicology. The book consists of eight chapters. The first two cover foundations of music representations and the Fourier transform—concepts that are then used throughout the book. In the subsequent chapters, concrete music processing tasks serve as a starting point. Each of these chapters is organized in a similar fashion and starts with a general description of the music processing scenario at hand before integrating it into a wider context. It then discusses—in a mathematically rigorous way—important techniques and algorithms that are generally applicable to a wide range of analysis, classification, and retrieval problems. At the same time, the techniques are directly applied to a specific music processing task. By mixing theory and practice, the book’s goal is to offer detailed technological insights as well as a deep understanding of music processing applications. Each chapter ends with a section that includes links to the research literature, suggestions for further reading, a list of references, and exercises. The chapters are organized in a modular fashion, thus offering lecturers and readers many ways to choose, rearrange or supplement the material. Accordingly, selected chapters or individual sections can easily be integrated into courses on general multimedia, information science, signal processing, music informatics, or the digital humanities.

Electronic Digital System Fundamentals

Author: Dale R. Patrick,Stephen W. Fardo,Vigyan Chandra

Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0881735418

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 340

View: 4449

Single-Sensor Imaging

Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras

Author: Rastislav Lukac

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420054538

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 600

View: 5307

A Decade of Extraordinary Growth The past decade has brought a surge of growth in the technologies for digital color imaging, multidimensional signal processing, and visual scene analysis. These advances have been crucial to developing new camera-driven applications and commercial products in digital photography. Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras embraces this extraordinary progress, comprehensively covering state-of-the-art systems, processing techniques, and emerging applications. Experts Address Challenges and Trends Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras presents leading experts elucidating their own accomplishments in developing the technologies reshaping this field. The editor invited renowned authorities to address specific research challenges and recent trends in their particular areas of expertise. The book discusses single-sensor digital color imaging fundamentals, including reusable embedded software platform, digital camera image processing chain, optical filter and color filter array designs. It also details the latest techniques and approaches in contemporary and traditional digital camera color image processing and analysis for various sophisticated applications, including: Demosaicking and color restoration White balancing and color transfer Color and exposure correction Image denoising and color enhancement Image compression and storage formats Red-eye detection and removal Image resizing Video-demosaicking and superresolution imaging Image and video stabilization A Solid Foundation of Knowledge to Solve Problems Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras builds a strong fundamental understanding of theory and methods for solving many of today’s most interesting and challenging problems in digital color image and video acquisition, analysis, processing, and storage. A broad survey of the existing solutions and relevant literature makes this book a valuable resource both for researchers and those applying rapidly evolving digital camera technologies.

Fundamentals of Electro-Optic Systems Design

Communications, Lidar, and Imaging

Author: Sherman Karp,Larry B. Stotts

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107021391

Category: Science

Page: 302

View: 478

Presents practical electro-optical applications in the context of the fundamental principles of communication theory, thermodynamics, information theory and propagation theory. Combining systems issues with fundamentals of communications, this is an essential reference for all practising engineers and academic researchers in optical engineering.

Color Imaging

Fundamentals and Applications

Author: Erik Reinhard,Erum Arif Khan,Ahmet Oguz Akyuz,Garrett Johnson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439865205

Category: Computers

Page: 1074

View: 4063

This book provides the reader with an understanding of what color is, where color comes from, and how color can be used correctly in many different applications. The authors first treat the physics of light and its interaction with matter at the atomic level, so that the origins of color can be appreciated. The intimate relationship between energy levels, orbital states, and electromagnetic waves helps to explain why diamonds shimmer, rubies are red, and the feathers of the Blue Jay are blue. Then, color theory is explained from its origin to the current state of the art, including image capture and display as well as the practical use of color in disciplines such as computer graphics, computer vision, photography, and film.

Design of Image Processing Embedded Systems Using Multidimensional Data Flow

Author: Joachim Keinert,Jürgen Teich

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441971821

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 314

View: 8105

This book presents a new set of embedded system design techniques called multidimensional data flow, which combine the various benefits offered by existing methodologies such as block-based system design, high-level simulation, system analysis and polyhedral optimization. It describes a novel architecture for efficient and flexible high-speed communication in hardware that can be used both in manual and automatic system design and that offers various design alternatives, balancing achievable throughput with required hardware size. This book demonstrates multidimensional data flow by showing its potential for modeling, analysis, and synthesis of complex image processing applications. These applications are presented in terms of their fundamental properties and resulting design constraints. Coverage includes a discussion of how far the latter can be met better by multidimensional data flow than alternative approaches. Based on these results, the book explains the principles of fine-grained system level analysis and high-speed communication synthesis. Additionally, an extensive review of related techniques is given in order to show their relation to multidimensional data flow.

Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing

Author: Anil K. Jain

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780133325782

Category: Image processing

Page: 569

View: 4243

An overview of the major topics in digital image processing, representation, processing techniques and communication, this work starts by presenting the mathematical tools required to handle image processing problems. It then discusses the major topics to enable the reader to learn the underlying techniques and concepts.

Digital Color Imaging Handbook

Author: Gaurav Sharma,Raja Bala

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420041484

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 816

View: 5509

Digital technology now enables unparalleled functionality and flexibility in the capture, processing, exchange, and output of color images. But harnessing its potential requires knowledge of color science, systems, processing algorithms, and device characteristics-topics drawn from a broad range of disciplines. One can acquire the requisite background with an armload of physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science, and mathematics books and journals- or one can find it here, in the Digital Color Imaging Handbook. Unprecedented in scope, this handbook presents, in a single concise and authoritative publication, the elements of these diverse areas relevant to digital color imaging. The first three chapters cover the basics of color vision, perception, and physics that underpin digital color imaging. The remainder of the text presents the technology of color imaging with chapters on color management, device color characterization, digital halftoning, image compression, color quantization, gamut mapping, computationally efficient transform algorithms, and color image processing for digital cameras. Each chapter is written by world-class experts and largely self-contained, but cross references between chapters reflect the topics' important interrelations. Supplemental materials are available for download from the CRC Web site, including electronic versions of some of the images presented in the book.