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Academic Press Library in Signal Processing by Sergios Theodoridis

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Chapter 9

Image Analysis and Recognition

Anuj Srivastava,    Department of Statistics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

4.09.1 General background

The problem of image analysis and understanding has gained high prominence over the last decade, and has emerged at forefront of signal and image processing research. There are multiple reasons for such a rapid growth in image analysis research. Firstly, images have become one of the largest sources of data in our digital society. From medical diagnostics and traffic monitoring to underwater exploration and homeland security, images provide the prime source of information in a comprehensive and automated fashion. The progress in design and manufacturing of high-resolution imaging devices, ...

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