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A book on Color Image Processing!

Learn the latest techniques for digital color imaging, visual scene analysis and understanding, single-sensor image and color video processing, and more!

A volume in the Image Processing series

Color Image Processing:
Methods and Applications

Edited by:
Rastislav Lukac and Kostas Plataniotis
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press / Taylor & Francis, October 2006
ISBN 0-8493-9774-X

Audience: Scientists and development engineers involved with digital image processing, computer engineering, computer science, biomedical engineering, digital imaging, digital signal processing, computer vision, multimedia, visual communication systems, applied physics, acoustics, and applications including digital TV, image-enabled consumer electronics, games industry, satellite imagery, defense systems, remote sensing, art, and medical imaging.


Color Image Processing: Methods and Applications embraces two decades of extraordinary growth in the technologies and applications for color image processing. The book offers comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art systems, processing techniques, and emerging applications of digital color imaging.

To elucidate the significant progress in specialized areas, the editors invited renowned authorities to address specific research challenges and recent trends in their area of expertise. The book begins by focusing on color fundamentals, including color management, gamut mapping, and color constancy. The remaining chapters detail the latest techniques and approaches to contemporary and traditional color image processing and analysis for a broad spectrum of sophisticated applications, including:

bulletVector and semantic processing
bulletSecure imaging
bulletObject recognition and feature detection
bulletFacial and retinal image analysis
bulletDigital camera image processing
bulletSpectral and superresolution imaging
bulletImage and video colorization
bulletVirtual restoration of artwork
bulletVideo shot segmentation and surveillance

Color Image Processing: Methods and Applications is a versatile resource that can be used as a graduate textbook or as stand-alone reference for the design and the implementation of various image and video processing tasks for cutting-edge applications.


bulletDetails recent advances in digital color image acquisition, analysis, processing, and display
bulletExplains the latest techniques, algorithms, and solutions for digital color imaging
bulletProvides comprehensive coverage of system design, implementation, and application aspects of digital color imaging
bulletExplores new color image, video, multimedia, and biomedical processing applications
bulletContains numerous examples, illustrations, online access to full-color results, and tables summarizing results from quantitative studies

Additional material is available at the companion web site www.colorimageprocessing.org.

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Last update: 03/20/11

2006 Rastislav Lukac