Time-Varying Image Processing and Moving Object Recognition, 4

1st Edition

Editors: V. Cappellini
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444823076
eBook ISBN: 9780080543062
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 25th July 1997
Page Count: 332
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New digital image processing and recognition methods, implementation techniques and advanced applications (television, remote sensing, biomedicine, traffic, inspection, robotics, etc.) are presented in this volume. Novel approaches (i.e. digital filters, source coding, neural networks etc.) for solving 2-D and 3-D problems are described. Many papers focus on the motion estimation and tracking recognition of moving objects. The increasingly important field of Cultural Heritage is also covered. Some papers are more theoretical or of review nature, while others contain new implementations and applications. Generally the book presents - for the above outlined area - the state of the art (theory, implementation, applications) with future trends.

This book will be of interest not only to researchers, professors and students in university departments of engineering, communications, computers and automatic control, but also to engineers and managers of industries concerned with computer vision, manufacturing, automation, robotics and quality control.

Table of Contents

Digital Processing Methods and Techniques. On 3-D space-time interpolation and data compression of digital image sequences using low-order 3-D IIR filters (H.-L.M. Cheng, L.T. Bruton). Flicker reduction in old film sequences (invited) (P.M.B. van Roosmalen et al.). Multichannel filters in television image processing (K.N. Plantaniotis et al.). Pattern Recognition. Blotch and scratch detection in image sequences based on rank ordered differences (invited) M.J. Nadenau, S.K. Mitra). Feature matching by optimization using environmental constraints (A. Branca et al.). System identification for fuzzy controllers (G. Castellano et al.). Computer Vision. Computer vision for autonomous navigation: from research to applications (G.Garibotto et al.). An optimal estimator of camera motion by a non-stationary image model (G. Giunta, U. Mascia). A simple cue based camera calibration method for digital production of moving images (Y. Nakazawa et al.). Exploration of the environment with optical sensors mounted on a mobile robot (P. Weckesser et al.). Image Coding and Transmission. Time-varying image processing for 3D model-based video coding (invited) (T.S. Huang et al.). A new arbitrary shape DCT for object-based image coding (M. Tanimoto, M. Sato) Picture coding using splines (M. Buscemi et al.). A 10kb/s video coding technique based on spatial transformation (S. Bonifacio et al.). Image communications projects in ACTS (invited) (F. Bigi). Conveying multimedia services within the MPEG-2 transport stream (L. Aztori et al.). A subband video transmission coding system for ATM network (M. Eyvazkhani). A high efficiency coding method (K. Kamikura et al.). A sequence analysis system for video databases (M. Ceccarelli et al.). Subjective image quality estimation in


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About the Editor

V. Cappellini

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Florence, Italy


@qu:...Researchers in image communication, artificial intelligence and robotics will find much of interest. @source:ASLIB Book Guide