3D Imaging, Analysis and Applications


Author: Nick Pears,Yonghuai Liu,Peter Bunting
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 144714063X
Category: Computers
Page: 500
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3D Imaging, Analysis and Applications brings together core topics, both in terms of well-established fundamental techniques and the most promising recent techniques in the exciting field of 3D imaging and analysis. Many similar techniques are being used in a variety of subject areas and applications and the authors attempt to unify a range of related ideas. With contributions from high profile researchers and practitioners, the material presented is informative and authoritative and represents mainstream work and opinions within the community. Composed of three sections, the first examines 3D imaging and shape representation, the second, 3D shape analysis and processing, and the last section covers 3D imaging applications. Although 3D Imaging, Analysis and Applications is primarily a graduate text, aimed at masters-level and doctoral-level research students, much material is accessible to final-year undergraduate students. It will also serve as a reference text for professional academics, people working in commercial research and development labs and industrial practitioners.

Wide Area 2D/3D Imaging

Development, Analysis and Applications
Author: Benjamin Langmann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3658064579
Category: Computers
Page: 136
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Imaging technology is an important research area and it is widely utilized in a growing number of disciplines ranging from gaming, robotics and automation to medicine. In the last decade 3D imaging became popular mainly driven by the introduction of novel 3D cameras and measuring devices. These cameras are usually limited to indoor scenes with relatively low distances. Benjamin Langmann introduces medium and long-range 2D/3D cameras to overcome these limitations. He reports measurement results for these devices and studies their characteristic behavior. In order to facilitate the application of these cameras, common algorithms are adapted to the 2D/3D data and new approaches for standard computer vision tasks are introduced.

3D Imaging for Safety and Security


Author: Andreas Koschan,Marc Pollefeys,Mongi Abidi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 140206182X
Category: Computers
Page: 310
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This book presents the thoroughly revised versions of lectures given by leading researchers during the Workshop on Advanced 3D Imaging for Safety and Security in conjunction with the International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition CVPR 2005, held in San Diego, CA, USA in June 2005. It covers the current state of the art in 3D imaging for safety and security.

Depth Map and 3D Imaging Applications: Algorithms and Technologies

Algorithms and Technologies
Author: Malik, Aamir Saeed
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 161350327X
Category: Computers
Page: 648
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Over the last decade, significant progress has been made in 3D imaging research. As a result, 3D imaging methods and techniques are being employed for various applications, including 3D television, intelligent robotics, medical imaging, and stereovision. Depth Map and 3D Imaging Applications: Algorithms and Technologies present various 3D algorithms developed in the recent years and to investigate the application of 3D methods in various domains. Containing five sections, this book offers perspectives on 3D imaging algorithms, 3D shape recovery, stereoscopic vision and autostereoscopic vision, 3D vision for robotic applications, and 3D imaging applications. This book is an important resource for professionals, scientists, researchers, academics, and software engineers in image/video processing and computer vision.

Image Analysis and Recognition

9th International Conference, ICIAR 2012, Aveiro, Portugal, June 25-27, 2012. Proceedings
Author: Aurelio Campilho,Mohamed Kamel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642312985
Category: Computers
Page: 494
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The two-volume set LNCS 7324/7325 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Image and Recognition, ICIAR 2012, held in Aveiro, Portugal, in June 2012. The 107 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 207 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on clustering and classification; image processing; image analysis; motion analysis and tracking; shape representation; 3D imaging; applications; biometrics and face recognition; human activity recognition; biomedical image analysis; retinal image analysis; and call detection and modeling.

3D Imaging in Medicine, Second Edition


Author: Jayaram K. Udupa,Gabor T. Herman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849331794
Category: Medical
Page: 384
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The ability to visualize, non-invasively, human internal organs in their true from and shape has intrigued mankind for centuries. While the recent inventions of medical imaging modalities such as computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging have revolutionized radiology, the development of three-dimensional (3D) imaging has brought us closer to the age-old quest of non-invasive visualization. The ability to not only visualize but to manipulate and analyze 3D structures from captured multidimensional image data, is vital to a number of diagnostic and therapeutic applications. 3D Imaging in Medicine, Second Edition, unique in its contents, covers both the technical aspects and the actual medical applications of the process in a single source. The value of this technology is obvious. For example, three dimensional imaging allows a radiologist to accurately target the positioning and dosage of chemotherapy as well as to make more accurate diagnoses by showing more pathology; it allows the vascular surgeon to study the flow of blood through clogged arteries; it allows the orthopedist to find all the pieces of a compound fracture; and, it allows oncologists to perform less invasive biopsies. In fact, one of the most important uses of 3D Imaging is in computer-assisted surgery. For example, in cancer surgery, computer images show the surgeon the extent of the tumor so that only the diseased tissue is removed. In short, 3D imaging provides clinicians with information that saves time and money. 3D Imaging in Medicine, Second Edition provides a ready reference on the fundamental science of 3D imaging and its medical applications. The chapters have been written by experts in the field, and the technical aspects are covered in a tutorial fashion, describing the basic principles and algorithms in an easily understandable way. The application areas covered include: surgical planning, neuro-surgery, orthopedics, prosthesis design, brain imaging, analysis of cardio-pulmonary structures, and the assessment of clinical efficacy. The book is designed to provide a quick and systematic understanding of the principles of biomedical visualization to students, scientists and researchers, and to act as a source of information to medical practitioners on a wide variety of clinical applications of 3D imaging.

Advances in Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing

Methods and Applications
Author: Joao Tavares,R. M. Natal Jorge
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402090862
Category: Computers
Page: 294
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Computational methodologies of signal processing and imaging analysis, namely considering 2D and 3D images, are commonly used in different applications of the human society. For example, Computational Vision systems are progressively used for surveillance tasks, traf?c analysis, recognition process, inspection p- poses, human-machine interfaces, 3D vision and deformation analysis. One of the main characteristics of the Computational Vision domain is its int- multidisciplinary. In fact, in this domain, methodologies of several more fundam- tal sciences, such as Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Mechanics and Physics are usually used. Besides this inter-multidisciplinary characteristic, one of the main reasons that contributes for the continually effort done in this domain of the human knowledge is the number of applications in the medical area. For instance, it is possible to consider the use of statistical or physical procedures on medical images in order to model the represented structures. This modeling can have different goals, for example: shape reconstruction, segmentation, registration, behavior interpretation and simulation, motion and deformation analysis, virtual reality, computer-assisted therapy or tissue characterization. The main objective of the ECCOMAS Thematic Conferences on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (VIPimage) is to promote a comprehensive forum for discussion on the recent advances in the related ?elds trying to id- tify widespread areas of potential collaboration between researchers of different sciences.

Image Processing in Radiology

Current Applications
Author: Emanuele Neri,Davide Caramella,Carlo Bartolozzi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540498308
Category: Medical
Page: 434
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This book, written by leading experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of how to use 2D and 3D processing tools in clinical radiology. The opening section covers a wide range of technical aspects. In the main section, the principal clinical applications are described and discussed in depth. A third section focuses on a variety of special topics. This book will be invaluable to radiologists of any subspecialty.

Biomedical Image Understanding

Methods and Applications
Author: Joo-Hwee Lim,Sim-Heng Ong,Wei Xiong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118715152
Category: Medical
Page: 496
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With contributions from experts in China, France, Italy, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Biomedical Image Understanding: • Addresses motion tracking and knowledge-based systems, two areas which are not covered extensively elsewhere in a biomedical context • Describes important clinical applications, such as virtual colonoscopy, ocular disease diagnosis, and liver tumor detection • Contains twelve self-contained chapters, each with an introduction to basic concepts, principles, and methods, and a case study or application

Digital Image Processing and Analysis

Human and Computer Vision Applications with CVIPtools, Second Edition
Author: Scott E Umbaugh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439802068
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 977
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Whether for computer evaluation of otherworldly terrain or the latest high definition 3D blockbuster, digital image processing involves the acquisition, analysis, and processing of visual information by computer and requires a unique skill set that has yet to be defined a single text. Until now. Taking an applications-oriented, engineering approach, Digital Image Processing and Analysis provides the tools for developing and advancing computer and human vision applications and brings image processing and analysis together into a unified framework. Providing information and background in a logical, as-needed fashion, the author presents topics as they become necessary for understanding the practical imaging model under study. He offers a conceptual presentation of the material for a solid understanding of complex topics and discusses the theory and foundations of digital image processing and the algorithm development needed to advance the field. With liberal use of color through-out and more materials on the processing of color images than the previous edition, this book provides supplementary exercises, a new chapter on applications, and two major new tools that allow for batch processing, the analysis of imaging algorithms, and the overall research and development of imaging applications. It includes two new software tools, the Computer Vision and Image Processing Algorithm Test and Analysis Tool (CVIP-ATAT) and the CVIP Feature Extraction and Pattern Classification Tool (CVIP-FEPC). Divided into five major sections, this book provides the concepts and models required to analyze digital images and develop computer vision and human consumption applications as well as all the necessary information to use the CVIPtools environment for algorithm development, making it an ideal reference tool for this fast growing field.

Medical Imaging Systems Technology

A-Volume Set
Author: Cornelius T Leondes
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814480150
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Readership: Academics, researchers, industrialists, postgraduate and graduate students in databases, fuzzy logic, machine vision/pattern recognition, neural networks, bioengineering, electrical & electronic engineering, and bioinformatics.Key Features: Provides a significant and uniquely comprehensive reference source for research workers and practitioners Features 130 contributors from 27 countries, among the foremost authorities in industry, government and academia Institutions, laboratories and individuals involved in the area of medical imaging should possess this setKeywords:Medical Imaging;Systems Technology;Cardiovascular Systems;Brain Systems;General Anatomy;Modalities;Diagnosis Optimization Methods;Computational Methods

2D and 3D Image Analysis by Moments


Author: Jan Flusser,Tomas Suk,Barbara Zitova
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119039363
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 560
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Presents recent significant and rapid development in the field of 2D and 3D image analysis 2D and 3D Image Analysis by Moments, is a unique compendium of moment-based image analysis which includes traditional methods and also reflects the latest development of the field. The book presents a survey of 2D and 3D moment invariants with respect to similarity and affine spatial transformations and to image blurring and smoothing by various filters. The book comprehensively describes the mathematical background and theorems about the invariants but a large part is also devoted to practical usage of moments. Applications from various fields of computer vision, remote sensing, medical imaging, image retrieval, watermarking, and forensic analysis are demonstrated. Attention is also paid to efficient algorithms of moment computation. Key features: Presents a systematic overview of moment-based features used in 2D and 3D image analysis. Demonstrates invariant properties of moments with respect to various spatial and intensity transformations. Reviews and compares several orthogonal polynomials and respective moments. Describes efficient numerical algorithms for moment computation. It is a "classroom ready" textbook with a self-contained introduction to classifier design. The accompanying website contains around 300 lecture slides, Matlab codes, complete lists of the invariants, test images, and other supplementary material. 2D and 3D Image Analysis by Moments, is ideal for mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, software developers, and Ph.D students involved in image analysis and recognition. Due to the addition of two introductory chapters on classifier design, the book may also serve as a self-contained textbook for graduate university courses on object recognition.

Image Processing Technologies

Algorithms, Sensors, and Applications
Author: Kiyoharu Aizawa,Katsuhiko Sakaue,Yasuhito Suenaga
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824750572
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 296
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Showcasing the most influential developments, experiments, and architectures impacting the digital, surveillance, automotive, industrial, and medical sciences, Image Processing Technologies tracks the evolution and advancement of computer vision and image processing (CVIP) technologies, examining methods and algorithms for image analysis, optimization, segmentation, and restoration. It focuses on recent approaches and techniques in CVIP applications development and explores various coding methods for individual types of 3-D images. This text/reference brings researchers and specialists up-to-date on the latest innovations affecting multiple image processing environments.

Medical Imaging Systems Techniques and Applications: Cardiovascular systems


Author: Cornelius T. Leondes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9789056995096
Category: Medical
Page: 226
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In Joseph Conrad's tales, representations of women and of "feminine" generic forms like the romance are often present in fugitive ways. Conrad's use of allegorical feminine imagery, fleet or deferred introductions of female characters, and hybrid generic structures that combine features of "masculine" tales of adventure and intrigue and "feminine" dramas of love or domesticity are among the subjects of this literary study. Many of Conrad's critics have argued that Conrad's fictions are aesthetically flawed by the inclusion of women and love plots; thus Thomas Moser has questioned why Conrad did not "cut them out altogether." Yet a thematics of gender suffuses Conrad's narrative strategies. Even in tales that contain no significant female characters or obvious love plots, Conrad introduces elusive feminine presences, in relationships between men, as well as in men's relationships to their ship, the sea, a shore breeze, or even in the gendered embrace of death. This book investigates an identifiably feminine "point of view" which is present in fugitive ways throughout Conrad's canon. Conrad's narrative strategies are articulated through a language of sexual difference that provides the vocabulary and grammar for tales examining European class, racial, and gender paradigms to provide acute and, at times, equivocal investigations of femininity and difference.

Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging

Techniques and Applications
Author: G. Schaefer,A. Hassanien,J. Jiang
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420060614
Category: Computers
Page: 504
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CI Techniques & Algorithms for a Variety of Medical Imaging Situations Documents recent advances and stimulates further research A compilation of the latest trends in the field, Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications explores how intelligent computing can bring enormous benefit to existing technology in medical image processing as well as improve medical imaging research. The contributors also cover state-of-the-art research toward integrating medical image processing with artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches. The book presents numerous techniques, algorithms, and models. It describes neural networks, evolutionary optimization techniques, rough sets, support vector machines, tabu search, fuzzy logic, a Bayesian probabilistic framework, a statistical parts-based appearance model, a reinforcement learning-based multistage image segmentation algorithm, a machine learning approach, Monte Carlo simulations, and intelligent, deformable models. The contributors discuss how these techniques are used to classify wound images, extract the boundaries of skin lesions, analyze prostate cancer, handle the inherent uncertainties in mammographic images, and encapsulate the natural intersubject anatomical variance in medical images. They also examine prostate segmentation in transrectal ultrasound images, automatic segmentation and diagnosis of bone scintigraphy, 3-D medical image segmentation, and the reconstruction of SPECT and PET tomographic images.

Progress in Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis and Applications

11th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, CIARP 2006, Cancún, Mexico, November 14-17, 2006, Proceedings
Author: José Francisco Martínez-Trinidad,Jesús Ariel Carrasco Ochoa
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540465561
Category: Computers
Page: 995
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, CIARP 2006, held in Cancun, Mexico in November 2006. The 99 revised full papers presented together with three keynote articles were carefully reviewed and selected from 239 submissions. The papers cover ongoing research and mathematical methods.

Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs

Theory and Practice
Author: Olivier Lezoray,Leo Grady
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439855080
Category: Computers
Page: 570
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Covering the theoretical aspects of image processing and analysis through the use of graphs in the representation and analysis of objects, Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs: Theory and Practice also demonstrates how these concepts are indispensible for the design of cutting-edge solutions for real-world applications. Explores new applications in computational photography, image and video processing, computer graphics, recognition, medical and biomedical imaging With the explosive growth in image production, in everything from digital photographs to medical scans, there has been a drastic increase in the number of applications based on digital images. This book explores how graphs—which are suitable to represent any discrete data by modeling neighborhood relationships—have emerged as the perfect unified tool to represent, process, and analyze images. It also explains why graphs are ideal for defining graph-theoretical algorithms that enable the processing of functions, making it possible to draw on the rich literature of combinatorial optimization to produce highly efficient solutions. Some key subjects covered in the book include: Definition of graph-theoretical algorithms that enable denoising and image enhancement Energy minimization and modeling of pixel-labeling problems with graph cuts and Markov Random Fields Image processing with graphs: targeted segmentation, partial differential equations, mathematical morphology, and wavelets Analysis of the similarity between objects with graph matching Adaptation and use of graph-theoretical algorithms for specific imaging applications in computational photography, computer vision, and medical and biomedical imaging Use of graphs has become very influential in computer science and has led to many applications in denoising, enhancement, restoration, and object extraction. Accounting for the wide variety of problems being solved with graphs in image processing and computer vision, this book is a contributed volume of chapters written by renowned experts who address specific techniques or applications. This state-of-the-art overview provides application examples that illustrate practical application of theoretical algorithms. Useful as a support for graduate courses in image processing and computer vision, it is also perfect as a reference for practicing engineers working on development and implementation of image processing and analysis algorithms.

Digital Imaging for Cultural Heritage Preservation

Analysis, Restoration, and Reconstruction of Ancient Artworks
Author: Filippo Stanco,Sebastiano Battiato,Giovanni Gallo
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351833812
Category: Computers
Page: 523
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This edition presents the most prominent topics and applications of digital image processing, analysis, and computer graphics in the field of cultural heritage preservation. The text assumes prior knowledge of digital image processing and computer graphics fundamentals. Each chapter contains a table of contents, illustrations, and figures that elucidate the presented concepts in detail, as well as a chapter summary and a bibliography for further reading. Well-known experts cover a wide range of topics and related applications, including spectral imaging, automated restoration, computational reconstruction, digital reproduction, and 3D models.

Principles of 3D Image Analysis and Synthesis


Author: Bernd Girod,Günther Greiner,Heinrich Niemann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475731868
Category: Computers
Page: 466
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Traditionally, say 15 years ago, three-dimensional image analysis (aka computer vi sion) and three-dimensional image synthesis (aka computer graphics) were separate fields. Rarely were expert

3-D Imaging Technologies in Facial Plastic Surgery, An Issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics - E-Book


Author: John Pallanch
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712574
Category: Medical
Page: 239
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A global pool of surgeons and researchers using 3-dimensional imaging for facial plastic surgery present topics on: Image fusion in pre-operative planning; The use of 3D imaging tools including stereolithographic modeling and intraoperative navigation for maxillo-mandibular and complex orbital reconstruction; Custom-made, three-dimensional, intraoperative surgical guides for nasal reconstruction; The benefits and limits of using an integrated 3D virtual approach for maxillofacial surgery; 3D volume assessment techniques and computer-aided design and manufacturing for pre-operative fabrication of implants in head and neck reconstruction; A comparison of different new 3D imaging technologies in facial plastic surgery; 3-D photography in the objective analysis of volume augmentation including fat augmentation and dermal fillers; Assessment of different rhinoplasty techniques by overlay of before and after 3D images; 3D volumetric analysis of combined facial lifting and volumizing (volume enhancement); 3-D facial measurements and perceptions of attractiveness; Teaching 3-D sculpting to Facial Plastic Surgeons, 3-D insights on aesthetics; Creation of the virtual patient for the study of facial morphology; 3-dimensional video analysis of facial movement; 3D modeling of the behavior of facial soft tissues for understanding facial plastic surgery interventions.