This fourth volume, edited and authored by world leading experts, gives a review of the principles, methods and techniques of important and emerging research topics and technologies in Image, Video Processing and Analysis, Hardware,  Audio, Acoustic and Speech Processing.

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  • Quickly grasp a new area of research 
  • Understand the underlying principles of a topic and its application
  • Ascertain how a topic relates to other areas and learn of the research issues yet to be resolved

Key Features

  • Quick tutorial reviews of important and emerging topics of research in Image, Video Processing and Analysis, Hardware, Audio, Acoustic and Speech Processing
  • Presents core principles and shows their application
  • Reference content on core principles, technologies, algorithms and applications
  • Comprehensive references to journal articles and other literature on which to build further, more specific and detailed knowledge
  • Edited by leading people in the field who, through their reputation, have been able to commission experts to write on a particular topic


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Table of Contents


Signal Processing at Your Fingertips!

About the Editors

Section Editors

Section 1

Section 2

Section 3

Section 4

Sections 5, 6 and 7

Authors Biography

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 23

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 30

Chapter 32

Chapter 34

Chapter 35

Section 1: Image Enhancement/Restoration And Digital Imaging

Chapter 1. Digital Imaging: Capture, Display, Restoration, and Enhancement


4.01.1 Introduction

4.01.2 Image capture

4.01.3 Image displays

4.01.4 Restoration

Chapter 2. Image Quality in Consumer Digital Cameras



4.02.1 Introduction

4.02.2 Digital camera image processing chain

4.02.3 Camera engineering

4.02.4 Quality modeling

4.02.5 System interactions

4.02.6 Processing methods and algorithms

4.02.7 Applications

4.02.8 Open issues and future directions

4.02.9 Implementations

4.02.10 Datasets



Chapter 3. Image and Document Capture—State-of-the-Art and a Glance into the Future

4.03.1 Introduction

4.03.2 Basic steps of conventional document capture processing

4.03.3 Document and image capture applications that are still challenging today

4.03.4 Looking into the future of document and image capture

4.03.5 Data capture via novel sensor multiplexing techniques

4.03.6 Data sets and open source code


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