Image Acquisition and Processing with LabVIEW

Author: Christopher G. Relf
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203487303
Format: PDF
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Image Acquisition and Processing With LabVIEWä combines the general theory of image acquisition and processing, the underpinnings of LabVIEW and the NI Vision toolkit, examples of their applications, and real-world case studies in a clear, systematic, and richly illustrated presentation. Designed for LabVIEW programmers, it fills a significant gap in the technical literature by providing a general training manual for those new to National Instruments (NI) Vision application development and a reference for more experienced vision programmers. A CD-ROM packaged with the book contains libraries of the example images and code referenced in the text, additional technical white papers, a demonstration version of LabVIEW 6.0, and an NI IMAQ demonstration that guides you through its features. System Requirements: Using the code provided on the CD-ROM requires LabVIEW 6.1 or higher and LabVIEW Vision Toolkit 6.1 or higher. Some of the examples also require IMAQ Vision Builder 6.1 or higher, the IMAQ OCR toolkit, and IMAQ 1394 drivers.

Image Processing with LabVIEW and IMAQ Vision

Author: Thomas Klinger
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 9780130474155
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book brings together everything you need to achieve superior results with PC-based image processing and analysis. Thomas Klinger combines a highly accessible overview of the field's key concepts, tools, and techniques; the first expert introduction to NI's breakthrough IMAQ Vision software; and several start-to-finish application case studies. You also get an extensive library of code and image samples, as well as a complete trial version of IMAQ Vision for Windows.

Adaptive Image Processing

Author: Kim-Hui Yap
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420084368
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Illustrating essential aspects of adaptive image processing from a computational intelligence viewpoint, the second edition of Adaptive Image Processing: A Computational Intelligence Perspective provides an authoritative and detailed account of computational intelligence (CI) methods and algorithms for adaptive image processing in regularization, edge detection, and early vision. With three new chapters and updated information throughout, the new edition of this popular reference includes substantial new material that focuses on applications of advanced CI techniques in image processing applications. It introduces new concepts and frameworks that demonstrate how neural networks, support vector machines, fuzzy logic, and evolutionary algorithms can be used to address new challenges in image processing, including low-level image processing, visual content analysis, feature extraction, and pattern recognition. Emphasizing developments in state-of-the-art CI techniques, such as content-based image retrieval, this book continues to provide educators, students, researchers, engineers, and technical managers in visual information processing with the up-to-date understanding required to address contemporary challenges in image content processing and analysis.

Multimedia Image and Video Processing Second Edition

Author: Ling Guan
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439830878
Format: PDF
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As multimedia applications have become part of contemporary daily life, numerous paradigm-shifting technologies in multimedia processing have emerged over the last decade. Substantially updated with 21 new chapters, Multimedia Image and Video Processing, Second Edition explores the most recent advances in multimedia research and applications. This edition presents a comprehensive treatment of multimedia information mining, security, systems, coding, search, hardware, and communications as well as multimodal information fusion and interaction. Clearly divided into seven parts, the book begins with a section on standards, fundamental methods, design issues, and typical architectures. It then focuses on the coding of video and multimedia content before covering multimedia search, retrieval, and management. After examining multimedia security, the book describes multimedia communications and networking and explains the architecture design and implementation for multimedia image and video processing. It concludes with a section on multimedia systems and applications. Written by some of the most prominent experts in the field, this updated edition provides readers with the latest research in multimedia processing and equips them with advanced techniques for the design of multimedia systems.

Color Image Processing

Author: Rastislav Lukac
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420009788
Format: PDF
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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: Vector and semantic processing Secure imaging Object recognition and feature detection Facial and retinal image analysis Digital camera image processing Spectral and superresolution imaging Image and video colorization Virtual restoration of artwork Video 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. This book is part of the Digital Imaging and Computer Vision series.

Handbook of Drying of Vegetables and Vegetable Products

Author: Min Zhang
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351648713
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the processes and technologies in drying of vegetables and vegetable products. It discusses various technologies such as hot airflow drying, freeze drying, spray drying, solar drying, microwave drying, radio frequency drying, infrared radiation drying, ultrasound assisted drying, and smart drying. It covers drying of different parts and types of of vegetables such as mushrooms and herbs, properties of pigments, nutrients, texture, etc. during drying process and dried products storage, nondestructive measurement and monitoring of moisture and morphological changes during vegetable drying, novel packaging, and computational fluid dynamics.

Practical Guide to Machine Vision Software

Author: Kye-Si Kwon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527337563
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For both students and engineers in R&D, this book explains machine vision in a concise, hands-on way, using the Vision Development Module of the LabView software by National Instruments. Following a short introduction to the basics of machine vision and the technical procedures of image acquisition, the book goes on to guide readers in the use of the various software functions of LabView's machine vision module. It covers typical machine vision tasks, including particle analysis, edge detection, pattern and shape matching, dimension measurements as well as optical character recognition, enabling readers to quickly and efficiently use these functions for their own machine vision applications. A discussion of the concepts involved in programming the Vision Development Module rounds off the book, while example problems and exercises are included for training purposes as well as to further explain the concept of machine vision. With its step-by-step guide and clear structure, this is an essential reference for beginners and experienced researchers alike.

LabVIEW

Author: Ian Fairweather
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439839824
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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LabVIEWTM has become one of the preeminent platforms for the development of data acquisition and data analysis programs. LabVIEWTM: A Developer’s Guide to Real World Integration explains how to integrate LabVIEW into real-life applications. Written by experienced LabVIEW developers and engineers, the book describes how LabVIEW has been pivotal in solving real-world challenges. Each chapter is self-contained and demonstrates the power and simplicity of LabVIEW in various applications, from image processing to solar tracking systems. Many of the chapters explore how exciting new technologies can be implemented in LabVIEW to enable novel solutions to new or existing problems. The text also presents novel tricks and tips for integrating LabVIEW with third-party hardware and software. Ideal for LabVIEW users who develop stand-alone applications, this down-to-earth guide shows how LabVIEW provides solutions to a variety of application problems. It includes projects and virtual instrumentation for most of the programs and utilities described. Many of the authors’ own software contributions are available on the accompanying CD-ROM.