Real-Time Optical Information Processing

Real-Time Optical Information Processing

1st Edition - April 27, 1994

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  • Editors: Bahram Javidi, Joseph Horner
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138826

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Real-Time Optical Information Processing covers the most recent developments in optical information processing, pattern recognition, neural computing, and materials for devices in optical computing. Intended for researchers and graduate students in signal and information processing with some elementary background in optics, the book provides both theoretical and practical information on the latest in information processing in all its aspects. Leading researchers in the field describe the significant signal processing algorithms architectures in optics as well as basic hardware concepts, such as the fundamentals of spatial light modulators. Each chapter begins with a review of basic concepts and follows with a discussion of recent advances in the field. A complete bibliography on the fundamentals of each topic is also included to aid the reader.

Key Features

Contributors are among the leading researchers in the area
Chapters begin with reviews of basic concepts
Complete bibliographical information is included


Researchers and graduate students in optics and signal processing, especially optical signal processing.

Table of Contents

  • Pattern Recognition and Image Processing: B. Javidi, P. Refregier, J. Wang, and P. Willett,<$> Pattern Recognition with Spatially Disjoint Target and Scene Noise. B.V.K.V. Kumar,<$> Optical Pattern Recognition. O. Gualdron and H.H. Arsenault,<$> Improved Invariant Pattern Recognition Methods. B. Javidi, Nonlinear Joint Transform Correlators. H. Stark and M.I. Sezan<$>, Image Processing Using Projection Methods. Neural Networks:<$> D. Casasent,<$> Optical Associative Processing. H.J. Caulfield and J. Shamir,<$> Fixed Hologram Neural Networks. Y. Owechko and B.H. Soffer,<$> Holographic Neural Networks Based on Multi-Grating Processes. Systems, Hardware and Applications:<$> J.N. Lee,<$> Materials for Spatial Light Modulators. B.E.A. Saleh,<$> Quantum Noise in Optical Processing. K.T. Stalker, F.M. Dickey, B.A. Kast, and M.L. Yee,<$> Acousto-Optic Correlator for Optical Pattern Recognition. P. Yeh and A. Chiou,<$> Optical Phase Conjugation for Interconnection and Image Processing. Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 536
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1994
  • Published: April 27, 1994
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323138826

About the Editors

Bahram Javidi

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Connecticut

Joseph Horner

Affiliations and Expertise

Hanscom Air Force Base

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