Multicomputers and Image Processing  - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125644808, 9780323148290

Multicomputers and Image Processing

1st Edition

Algorithms and Programs

Editors: Kendall Preston
eBook ISBN: 9780323148290
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th April 1982
Page Count: 490
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Description

Multicomputers and Image Processing: Algorithms and Programs is the second of a set presenting papers from the third meeting held in Madison, Wisconsin on May 27-30, 1981. The workshop explores the large and powerful multicomputer arrays and networks, with particular emphasis on the related aspects of developing algorithms and programs for multicomputer architectures. Separating 33 papers into chapters, this book reflects the three major aspects of the problem: user algorithms and programs; higher level languages; and multicomputer architectures. The first chapters present specific, larger structure, as well as whole program algorithms and their respective applications. Other chapters describe the important high-level programming of Fortran-based language for the massively parallel processors and the set-theory-based language for expressing the structural image processing and perceptual operations effected by Cytocomputer and other cellular-array-motivated architectures. The concluding chapters examine several major types of computer architectures that are being developed for large parallel-serial multicomputer systems. This book is of great value to computer programmers and scientists.

Table of Contents


Contributors

Preface

Toward Very Large Multi-Computers

Parallel Algorithms for Real-Time Image Processing

Image Processing Applications Enabled by MIMD Processor Structures

PICAP and Relational Neighborhood Processing in FIP

Basic Image Processing Algorithms on the Massively Parallel Processor

Image Correlation : Processing Requirements and Implementation Structures on a Flexible Image Processing System (FLIP )

A Typical Propagation Algorithm on the Line-Processor SY.MP.A.T.L: The Region Labeling

Geodesic Segmentation

A Fast Algorithm for Processing Synthetic Aperture Radar Signals Without Data Transposition

Cellular Logic Algorithms for Graylevel Image Processing

An Experimental Rule-Based System for Testing Low Level Segmentation Strategies

The Balance of Special and Conventional Computer Architecture Requirements in an Image Processing Application

Cone/Pyramid Perception Programs for Arrays and Networks

Parallel Algorithms for Interpreting Speech Patterns

Computing Occlusion with Locally Connected Networks of Parallel Processes

Reflections on Local Computations

Parallelism in PICAP

Parallel Algorithm Performance Measures

Cellular Architectures : From Automata to Hardware

Parallel Algorithms and Their Influence on the Specification of Application Problems

MPP Architecture and Programming

Pipeline Architectures for Image Processing

Micronet/Micros —A Network Computer System for Distribute d Applications

PUMPS : A Shared-Resource Multiprocessor Architecture for Pattern Analysis and Image Database Management

Remote Sensing on PASM and CDC Flexible Processors

Template-Controlled Image Processor (TIP ) Project

Memory Structures for an Image Processing System

Multimicroprocessor System PX-1 for Pattern Information Processing

A Systolic 2-D Convolution Chip

Advances in Processor Architecture, Device Technology, and Computer-Aided Design for Biomedical Image Processing

Pyramid Algorithms and Machines

Programming Techniques for Hierarchical Parallel Image Processors

Multi-Computer Parallel Architectures for Solving Combinatorial Problems

A Visual Analyzer for Real-Time Interpretation of Time-Varying Imagery

Index

Details

No. of pages:
490
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1982
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323148290

About the Editor

Kendall Preston