2Fundamental Methods in Image Processing

April Khademi

Anastasios N. Venetsanopoulos

Alan R. Moody

Sridhar Krishnan

Multimedia is a term that collectively describes the variety of data sources or media content available today, including audio, still images, video, animation, text, and so on. As most of this content is in digital format, much research is dedicated to the investigation of automated algorithms to manipulate and analyze these multimedia signals. For example, segmentation algorithms can be used to detect tumors in medical images and the volume of each tumor can be automatically computed [1], or a subject’s face can be detected in each frame of a video sequence for biometric identification [2]. Other applications include classification-based ...

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