Image Processing and Analysis: A Practical Approach

Paperback | September 12, 1999

EditorRichard Baldock, Jim Graham

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A wide range of books on image processing and analysis provide comprehensive descriptions of mathematics and algorithms for image processing practitioners, or introductory material for engineering students. This volume is different in addressing the topic from the point of view of the "user".Standard algorithms, procedures and rules of thumb are explained in the context of successful application to biological or medical images. Early chapters cover the basic topics of image acquisition, processing, analysis and pattern recognition. Much of the explanation is in the form of protocols,which should equip the user in the biological or earth sciences with the background for informed use of image processing software, and sufficient knowledge to write their own programmes if they feel moved to do so. More advanced techniques in the use of explicit models and analysis of 3D images arecovered in later chapters, also with reference to specific applications. The coverage of these is not exhaustive, but may inspire the reader to consider applying image analysis to problems beyond those tackled by commercial packages.

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A wide range of books on image processing and analysis provide comprehensive descriptions of mathematics and algorithms for image processing practitioners, or introductory material for engineering students. This volume is different in addressing the topic from the point of view of the "user".Standard algorithms, procedures and rules o...

Jim Graham is at University of Manchester.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:September 12, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Preface1. Ellenberger and Young: Microscope Image Acquisition2. Horgan, Reid and Glasbey: Biological Image Processing and Enhancement3. Castleman: Image Analysis: Quantitative Interpretation of Chromosome Images4. Graham: Pattern Recognition: Classification of Chromosomes5. Verbeek: Three Dimensional (3D) Reconstruction from Serial Sections6. Rueckert and Hawkes: 3D Analysis: Registration of 3D Biomedical Images7. Cootes: Model-Based Methods in Analysis of Biomedical Images8. Carothers: Projective Stereology in Biological Microscopy9. Baldock and Hill: Image Warping and Spatial Data MappingAppendixIndex