Fully updated with the latest developments in feature extraction, including expanded tutorials and new techniques, this new edition contains extensive new material on Haar wavelets, Viola-Jones, bilateral filtering, SURF, PCA-SIFT, moving object detection and tracking, development of symmetry operators, LBP texture analysis, Adaboost, and a new appendix on color models. Coverage of distance measures, feature detectors, wavelets, level sets and texture tutorials has been extended.
- Named a 2012 Notable Computer Book for Computing Methodologies by Computing Reviews
- Essential reading for engineers and students working in this cutting-edge field
- Ideal module text and background reference for courses in image processing and computer vision
- The only currently available text to concentrate on feature extraction with working implementation and worked through derivation