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The Art of Image Processing with Javaby Hunt
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While most other image processing texts approach this subject from an engineering perspective, The Art of Image Processing with Java places image processing within the realm of both engineering and computer science students by emphasizing software design. Ideal for students studying computer science or software engineering, it clearly teaches them the fundamentals of image processing. Accompanied by rich illustrations that demonstrate the results of performing processing on well-known art pieces, the text builds an accessible mathematical foundation and includes extensive sample Java code. Each chapter provides exercises to help students master the material.
Book News Annotation:
This technical volume presents a discussion of the theory and practice of digital image processing using specific examples and techniques for the Java computer programming language. Beginning with an overview of the complexities of digital imaging applications, especially those that go beyond computer graphics, such as image recognition technologies, medical imaging and dynamic art, the work covers specific topics such as point processing techniques, geometric operations, image printing and display, frequency domain, compression, and image morphology. Chapters include numerous illustrations and code examples and a working knowledge of Java programming is required to understand and use the examples in this volume. Hunt is a professor of computer science at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This introductory image processing text is ideal for college students studying computer science or software engineering. With an emphasis on software design, the text builds on an accessible mathematical foundation and on extensive sample Java code to teach students the fundamentals of image processing. The text is accompanied by rich illustrations that demonstrate the results of performing processing on famous art pieces. This approach gives readers real-world examples of ways they may use image processing. Each chapter includes problems for students, and an online supplement offers instructor resources.
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