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Computer Vision with Python 3 by Saurabh Kapur

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Image processing - its applications

Let's take a look at some common applications of image processing:

  • Medicine: In recent years, the field of medicine has seen rapid advancements. For example, more sophisticated imaging techniques and better techniques to detect the nature of tumors in MRI/PET scans. The interdisciplinary research between biology and image processing played an important role. The following image illustrates how image processing algorithms are being used to detect tumors. This has helped in early diagnosis of diseases and a more effective treatment:
Figure 2 : The image shows how image processing can be used to detect tumors. ...

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