From the Publisher
Uses a nonmathematical and practical approach to describe the basics of digital image processing (DIP), explaining its history, evolution and current applications. Numerous before-and-after images demonstrate the results of performing diverse DIP operations. The accompanying disk contains an executable Windows program plus a number of images users can manipulate in order to see on screen the effects of various image processing routines.
From the Back Cover
Learn about state-of-the-art digital image processing without the complicated math and programming
You dont have to be a preeminent computer scientist or engineer to get the most out of todays digital image processing technology. Whether youre working in medical imaging, machine vision, graphic arts, or just a hobbyist working at home, this book will get you up and running in no time, with all the technical know-how you need to perform sophisticated image processing operations. Designed for end users, as well as an introduction for system designers, developers, and technical managers, this book doesnt bog you down in complex mathematical formulas or lines of programming code. Instead, in clear down-to-earth language supplemented with numerous example images and the ready-to-run digital image processing program on the enclosed disk, it schools you, step-by-step, in essential digital image processing concepts, principles, techniques, and technologies. Disk contains sample image files and a ready-to-run digital image processing program that lets you do as you learndetailed step-by-step guides to the most commonly used operations, including references to real-world applications and implementationshundreds of before and after images that help illustrate all the operations describedcomprehensive coverage of current hardware and the best methods for acquiring, displaying, and processing digital images