From the Back Cover
Now — the hottest algorithms for specialized imageprocessing are right in your hands
With this accessible cookbook of algorithms, you'll gain accessto the most wanted image-processing applications, includingmorphology, image restoration, and symbol recognition. Throughoutthese pages, you'll find real-life examples that clearly describethe latest techniques, saving you hours of lengthy mathematicalcalculations. And all code is also included on the website, so youcan experiment with your own ideas and algorithms for organizingand searching image data sets.
This updated edition provides practical solutions so youcan:
Program state-of-the-art image-processing capabilities intosoftware
Find the steps for taking advantage of classifiers
Apply 2D vision methods in content-based searches
Perform edge detection, thinning, thresholding, andmorphology
Link all the computers on your network into a largeimage-processing cluster
Program the GPU to do image-processing and vision tasks
Select the best method for searching through images
Visit the companion website at www.wiley.com/go/jrparker toaccess all code used in this book.
About the Author
J. R. Parker
is a full professor working in the Art department at the University of Calgary. His major research projects include live performance in online virtual spaces, the design and construction of kinetic games, and the portrayal of Canadian history and culture in digital and online form.