Video Segmentation and Its Applications by King Ngi Ngan, Hongliang Li

By King Ngi Ngan, Hongliang Li

Video segmentation has develop into one of many center components in visible sign processing examine. the target of Video Segmentation and Its purposes is to offer the newest advances in video segmentation and research innovations whereas protecting the theoretical methods, actual functions and strategies being constructed within the desktop imaginative and prescient and video research group. The publication also will offer researchers and practitioners a entire knowing of state of the art of video segmentation recommendations and a source for power functions and winning practice.

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By King Ngi Ngan, Hongliang Li

Video segmentation has develop into one of many center components in visible sign processing examine. the target of Video Segmentation and Its purposes is to offer the newest advances in video segmentation and research innovations whereas protecting the theoretical methods, actual functions and strategies being constructed within the desktop imaginative and prescient and video research group. The publication also will offer researchers and practitioners a entire knowing of state of the art of video segmentation recommendations and a source for power functions and winning practice.

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High Dynamic Range Imaging: Sensors and Architectures by Arnaud Darmont

By Arnaud Darmont

Illumination is a vital aspect in lots of purposes, matching the luminance of the scene with the operational variety of a digital camera. while luminance can't be correctly managed, a excessive dynamic diversity (HDR) imaging process might be worthy. those structures are being more and more utilized in car on-board platforms, highway site visitors tracking, and different business, safety, and army functions. This publication offers readers with an intermediate dialogue of HDR snapshot sensors and strategies for commercial and non-industrial functions. It describes a variety of sensor and pixel architectures in a position to reaching HDR imaging, in addition to software program techniques to make excessive dynamic variety photos out of decrease dynamic diversity sensors or photo units. a few equipment for computerized keep an eye on of publicity and dynamic diversity of snapshot sensors also are brought.

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By Arnaud Darmont

Illumination is a vital aspect in lots of purposes, matching the luminance of the scene with the operational variety of a digital camera. while luminance can't be correctly managed, a excessive dynamic diversity (HDR) imaging process might be worthy. those structures are being more and more utilized in car on-board platforms, highway site visitors tracking, and different business, safety, and army functions. This publication offers readers with an intermediate dialogue of HDR snapshot sensors and strategies for commercial and non-industrial functions. It describes a variety of sensor and pixel architectures in a position to reaching HDR imaging, in addition to software program techniques to make excessive dynamic variety photos out of decrease dynamic diversity sensors or photo units. a few equipment for computerized keep an eye on of publicity and dynamic diversity of snapshot sensors also are brought.

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Fourier Optics and Computational Imaging by Kedar Khare

By Kedar Khare

This e-book covers either the math of inverse difficulties and optical structures layout, and contains a overview of the mathematical tools and Fourier optics. the 1st a part of the booklet bargains with the mathematical instruments intimately with minimum assumption approximately earlier wisdom at the a part of the reader. the second one a part of the e-book discusses innovations in optics, quite propagation of optical waves and coherence homes of optical fields that shape the root of the computational types used for snapshot restoration. The 3rd half presents a dialogue of particular imaging platforms that illustrate the ability of the hybrid computational imaging version in improving imaging functionality. a couple of routines are supplied for readers to advance additional knowing of computational imaging. whereas the point of interest of the ebook is basically on optical imaging platforms, the main suggestions are mentioned in a reasonably normal demeanour to be able to offer necessary history for knowing the mechanisms of a various diversity of imaging modalities.

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By Kedar Khare

This e-book covers either the math of inverse difficulties and optical structures layout, and contains a overview of the mathematical tools and Fourier optics. the 1st a part of the booklet bargains with the mathematical instruments intimately with minimum assumption approximately earlier wisdom at the a part of the reader. the second one a part of the e-book discusses innovations in optics, quite propagation of optical waves and coherence homes of optical fields that shape the root of the computational types used for snapshot restoration. The 3rd half presents a dialogue of particular imaging platforms that illustrate the ability of the hybrid computational imaging version in improving imaging functionality. a couple of routines are supplied for readers to advance additional knowing of computational imaging. whereas the point of interest of the ebook is basically on optical imaging platforms, the main suggestions are mentioned in a reasonably normal demeanour to be able to offer necessary history for knowing the mechanisms of a various diversity of imaging modalities.

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Affine Analysis of Image Sequences (Distinguished by Larry S. Shapiro

By Larry S. Shapiro

Machine imaginative and prescient is a quickly growing to be box which goals to make desktops 'see' as successfully as people. during this booklet Dr Shapiro offers a brand new laptop imaginative and prescient framework for studying time-varying imagery. this is often a major job, considering circulate unearths invaluable information regarding the surroundings. The fully-automated process operates on lengthy, monocular snapshot sequences containing a number of, independently-moving items, and demonstrates the sensible feasibility of getting better scene constitution and movement in a bottom-up model. actual and artificial examples are given all through, with specific emphasis on photo coding functions. Novel idea is derived within the context of the affine digital camera, a generalisation of the commonplace scaled orthographic version. research proceeds via monitoring 'corner good points' via successive frames and grouping the ensuing trajectories into inflexible gadgets utilizing new clustering and outlier rejection options. The third-dimensional movement parameters are then computed through 'affine epipolar geometry', and 'affine constitution' is used to generate replacement perspectives of the item and fill in partial perspectives. using all to be had gains (over a number of frames) and the incorporation of statistical noise homes considerably improves latest algorithms, giving higher reliability and decreased noise sensitivity.

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By Larry S. Shapiro

Machine imaginative and prescient is a quickly growing to be box which goals to make desktops 'see' as successfully as people. during this booklet Dr Shapiro offers a brand new laptop imaginative and prescient framework for studying time-varying imagery. this is often a major job, considering circulate unearths invaluable information regarding the surroundings. The fully-automated process operates on lengthy, monocular snapshot sequences containing a number of, independently-moving items, and demonstrates the sensible feasibility of getting better scene constitution and movement in a bottom-up model. actual and artificial examples are given all through, with specific emphasis on photo coding functions. Novel idea is derived within the context of the affine digital camera, a generalisation of the commonplace scaled orthographic version. research proceeds via monitoring 'corner good points' via successive frames and grouping the ensuing trajectories into inflexible gadgets utilizing new clustering and outlier rejection options. The third-dimensional movement parameters are then computed through 'affine epipolar geometry', and 'affine constitution' is used to generate replacement perspectives of the item and fill in partial perspectives. using all to be had gains (over a number of frames) and the incorporation of statistical noise homes considerably improves latest algorithms, giving higher reliability and decreased noise sensitivity.

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Color Constancy by Marc Ebner

By Marc Ebner

A human observer is ready to realize the colour of items without reference to the sunshine used to light up them. this is often known as colour fidelity. A digicam makes use of a sensor to degree the mirrored mild, which means that the measured colour at every one pixel varies in accordance with the colour of the illuminant. accordingly, the ensuing shades will not be kind of like the colours that have been perceived through the observer. acquiring colour consistent descriptors from snapshot pixels isn't just very important for electronic images, but in addition beneficial for machine imaginative and prescient, color-based automated item popularity, and colour picture processing in general.

This publication offers a entire advent to the sphere of colour fidelity, describing all of the significant colour fidelity algorithms, in addition to providing leading edge learn within the quarter of colour photo processing. starting with an in-depth examine the human visible method, Ebner is going on to:

  • examine the speculation of colour snapshot formation, colour copy and diverse colour spaces;
  • discuss algorithms for colour fidelity less than either uniform and non-uniform illuminants;
  • describe tools for shadow removing and shadow attenuation in electronic images;
  • evaluate a number of the algorithms for item reputation and colour fidelity and examine this to info received from experimental psychology;
  • set out different algorithms as pseudo code in an appendix on the finish of the book.

Color Constancy is a perfect reference for practicing engineers, desktop scientists and researchers operating within the quarter of electronic colour snapshot processing. it might even be valuable for biologists or scientists typically who're attracted to computational theories of the visible mind and bio-inspired engineering structures.

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By Marc Ebner

A human observer is ready to realize the colour of items without reference to the sunshine used to light up them. this is often known as colour fidelity. A digicam makes use of a sensor to degree the mirrored mild, which means that the measured colour at every one pixel varies in accordance with the colour of the illuminant. accordingly, the ensuing shades will not be kind of like the colours that have been perceived through the observer. acquiring colour consistent descriptors from snapshot pixels isn't just very important for electronic images, but in addition beneficial for machine imaginative and prescient, color-based automated item popularity, and colour picture processing in general.

This publication offers a entire advent to the sphere of colour fidelity, describing all of the significant colour fidelity algorithms, in addition to providing leading edge learn within the quarter of colour photo processing. starting with an in-depth examine the human visible method, Ebner is going on to:

  • examine the speculation of colour snapshot formation, colour copy and diverse colour spaces;
  • discuss algorithms for colour fidelity less than either uniform and non-uniform illuminants;
  • describe tools for shadow removing and shadow attenuation in electronic images;
  • evaluate a number of the algorithms for item reputation and colour fidelity and examine this to info received from experimental psychology;
  • set out different algorithms as pseudo code in an appendix on the finish of the book.

Color Constancy is a perfect reference for practicing engineers, desktop scientists and researchers operating within the quarter of electronic colour snapshot processing. it might even be valuable for biologists or scientists typically who're attracted to computational theories of the visible mind and bio-inspired engineering structures.

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The chemistry of contrast agents in medical magnetic by Andre S. Merbach, Lothar Helm, Eacute;va Tóth

By Andre S. Merbach, Lothar Helm, Eacute;va Tóth

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the most vital instruments in medical diagnostics and biomedical study. The variety of MRI scanners working all over the world is anticipated to be nearly 20,000, and the advance of distinction brokers, at present utilized in a few 3rd of the 50 million medical MRI examinations played each year, has mostly contributed to this important achievement.
This thoroughly revised and prolonged moment version:
• comprises new chapters on unique, responsive, PARACEST and nanoparticle MRI distinction agents.
• Covers the elemental chemistries, MR physics and an important innovations utilized by chemists within the characterization of MRI brokers from each attitude from synthesis to security considerations.
• Is written for all of these keen on the improvement and alertness of distinction brokers in MRI.
• provided in color, it presents readers with precise illustration and straightforward interpretation of the photographs.

A be aware from the Authors:
Twelve years after the 1st version released, we're confident that the chemistry of MRI brokers has a vivid destiny. by way of assembling all very important info at the layout ideas and functioning of magnetic resonance imaging probes, this publication intends to be a great tool for either specialists and rookies within the box. we are hoping that it is helping encourage additional paintings so as to create extra effective and particular imaging probes that might enable materializing the dream of seeing even deeper and higher contained in the residing organisms.

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By Andre S. Merbach, Lothar Helm, Eacute;va Tóth

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the most vital instruments in medical diagnostics and biomedical study. The variety of MRI scanners working all over the world is anticipated to be nearly 20,000, and the advance of distinction brokers, at present utilized in a few 3rd of the 50 million medical MRI examinations played each year, has mostly contributed to this important achievement.
This thoroughly revised and prolonged moment version:
• comprises new chapters on unique, responsive, PARACEST and nanoparticle MRI distinction agents.
• Covers the elemental chemistries, MR physics and an important innovations utilized by chemists within the characterization of MRI brokers from each attitude from synthesis to security considerations.
• Is written for all of these keen on the improvement and alertness of distinction brokers in MRI.
• provided in color, it presents readers with precise illustration and straightforward interpretation of the photographs.

A be aware from the Authors:
Twelve years after the 1st version released, we're confident that the chemistry of MRI brokers has a vivid destiny. by way of assembling all very important info at the layout ideas and functioning of magnetic resonance imaging probes, this publication intends to be a great tool for either specialists and rookies within the box. we are hoping that it is helping encourage additional paintings so as to create extra effective and particular imaging probes that might enable materializing the dream of seeing even deeper and higher contained in the residing organisms.

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FTTX Concepts and Applications (Wiley Series in by Gerd Keiser

By Gerd Keiser

This e-book provides basic passive optical community (PON) suggestions, supplying you with the instruments had to comprehend, layout, and construct those new entry networks. The logical series of subject matters starts off with the underlying rules and elements of optical fiber verbal exchange applied sciences utilized in entry networks. subsequent, the publication progresses from descriptions of PON and fiber-to-the-X (FTTX) possible choices to their program to fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks and, finally, to crucial size and checking out techniques for community deploy and maintenance.An Instructor's guide offering special options to the entire difficulties within the publication is accessible from the Wiley editorial division.

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By Gerd Keiser

This e-book provides basic passive optical community (PON) suggestions, supplying you with the instruments had to comprehend, layout, and construct those new entry networks. The logical series of subject matters starts off with the underlying rules and elements of optical fiber verbal exchange applied sciences utilized in entry networks. subsequent, the publication progresses from descriptions of PON and fiber-to-the-X (FTTX) possible choices to their program to fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks and, finally, to crucial size and checking out techniques for community deploy and maintenance.An Instructor's guide offering special options to the entire difficulties within the publication is accessible from the Wiley editorial division.

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Biomedical Image Analysis by Rangaraj M. Rangayyan

By Rangaraj M. Rangayyan

Desktops became a vital part of clinical imaging structures and are used for every little thing from facts acquisition and photo iteration to snapshot demonstrate and research. because the scope and complexity of imaging expertise progressively elevate, extra complex options are required to resolve the rising demanding situations. Biomedical snapshot research demonstrates the advantages reaped from the appliance of electronic photograph processing, desktop imaginative and prescient, and development research strategies to biomedical photographs, equivalent to including aim energy and enhancing diagnostic self belief via quantitative research. The ebook makes a speciality of post-acquisition demanding situations similar to snapshot enhancement, detection of edges and gadgets, research of form, quantification of texture and sharpness, and development research, instead of at the imaging apparatus and imaging suggestions. each one bankruptcy addresses numerous difficulties linked to imaging or photo research, outlining the common techniques, then detailing extra refined tools directed to the explicit difficulties of curiosity. Biomedical snapshot research comes in handy for senior undergraduate and graduate biomedical engineering scholars, practising engineers, and computing device scientists operating in assorted parts akin to telecommunications, biomedical functions, and sanatorium info platforms.

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By Rangaraj M. Rangayyan

Desktops became a vital part of clinical imaging structures and are used for every little thing from facts acquisition and photo iteration to snapshot demonstrate and research. because the scope and complexity of imaging expertise progressively elevate, extra complex options are required to resolve the rising demanding situations. Biomedical snapshot research demonstrates the advantages reaped from the appliance of electronic photograph processing, desktop imaginative and prescient, and development research strategies to biomedical photographs, equivalent to including aim energy and enhancing diagnostic self belief via quantitative research. The ebook makes a speciality of post-acquisition demanding situations similar to snapshot enhancement, detection of edges and gadgets, research of form, quantification of texture and sharpness, and development research, instead of at the imaging apparatus and imaging suggestions. each one bankruptcy addresses numerous difficulties linked to imaging or photo research, outlining the common techniques, then detailing extra refined tools directed to the explicit difficulties of curiosity. Biomedical snapshot research comes in handy for senior undergraduate and graduate biomedical engineering scholars, practising engineers, and computing device scientists operating in assorted parts akin to telecommunications, biomedical functions, and sanatorium info platforms.

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Digital Holography and Digital Image Processing: Principles, by Leonid Yaroslavsky

By Leonid Yaroslavsky

Electronic holography and electronic snapshot processing are twins born through desktop period. They percentage foundation, theoretical base, tools and algorithms. the current booklet describes those universal basics ideas, equipment and algorithms together with picture and hologram digitization, information compression, electronic transforms and effective computational algorithms, statistical and Monte-Carlo equipment, picture recovery and enhancement, photograph reconstruction in tomography and electronic holography, discrete sign resampling and picture geometrical ameliorations, exact measurements and trustworthy objective localization in photos, recording and reconstruction of desktop generated holograms, adaptive and nonlinear filters for sensor sign perfecting and snapshot recovery and enhancement. The e-book combines idea, seriously illustrated useful equipment and effective computational algorithms and is written for senior-level undergraduate and graduate scholars, researchers and engineers in optics, photonics, opto-electronics and digital engineering.

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By Leonid Yaroslavsky

Electronic holography and electronic snapshot processing are twins born through desktop period. They percentage foundation, theoretical base, tools and algorithms. the current booklet describes those universal basics ideas, equipment and algorithms together with picture and hologram digitization, information compression, electronic transforms and effective computational algorithms, statistical and Monte-Carlo equipment, picture recovery and enhancement, photograph reconstruction in tomography and electronic holography, discrete sign resampling and picture geometrical ameliorations, exact measurements and trustworthy objective localization in photos, recording and reconstruction of desktop generated holograms, adaptive and nonlinear filters for sensor sign perfecting and snapshot recovery and enhancement. The e-book combines idea, seriously illustrated useful equipment and effective computational algorithms and is written for senior-level undergraduate and graduate scholars, researchers and engineers in optics, photonics, opto-electronics and digital engineering.

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Nanostructure Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers: Building by Ali Rostami

By Ali Rostami

"Nanostructure Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers" studies all-optical processing equipment presently on hand and offers semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) as a brand new construction block for this goal. The authors speak about the overcomes of excessive frequency operation of SOAs and suggest a brand new all-optical pumping technique for the implementation of semiconductor optical amplifiers.

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By Ali Rostami

"Nanostructure Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers" studies all-optical processing equipment presently on hand and offers semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) as a brand new construction block for this goal. The authors speak about the overcomes of excessive frequency operation of SOAs and suggest a brand new all-optical pumping technique for the implementation of semiconductor optical amplifiers.

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