Modern Mathematics and Applications in Computer Graphics and Vision

Author: Hongyu Guo
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9814449350
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book presents a concise exposition of modern mathematical concepts, models and methods with applications in computer graphics, vision and machine learning. The compendium is organized in four parts — Algebra, Geometry, Topology, and Applications. One of the features is a unique treatment of tensor and manifold topics to make them easier for the students. All proofs are omitted to give an emphasis on the exposition of the concepts. Effort is made to help students to build intuition and avoid parrot-like learning. There is minimal inter-chapter dependency. Each chapter can be used as an independent crash course and the reader can start reading from any chapter — almost. This book is intended for upper level undergraduate students, graduate students and researchers in computer graphics, geometric modeling, computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning. It can be used as a reference book, or a textbook for a selected topics course with the instructor's choice of any of the topics.

Image Processing for Computer Graphics and Vision

Author: Luiz Velho
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1848001932
Format: PDF, ePub
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Image processing is concerned with the analysis and manipulation of images by computer. Providing a thorough treatment of image processing with an emphasis on those aspects most used in computer graphics, the authors concentrate on describing and analyzing the underlying concepts rather than on presenting algorithms or pseudocode. As befits a modern introduction to this topic, a good balance is struck between discussing the underlying mathematics and the main topics: signal processing, data discretization, the theory of colour and different colour systems, operations in images, dithering and half-toning, warping and morphing and image processing. This second edition reflects recent trends in science andtechnology that exploit image processing in computer graphics and vision applications. Stochastic image models and statistical methods for image processing are covered as are: A modern approach and new developments in the area, Probability theory for image processing, Applications in image analysis and computer vision.

Sieben Wochen sieben Sprachen Prags

Author: Bruce A. Tate
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
ISBN: 3897213230
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Mit diesen sieben Sprachen erkunden Sie die wichtigsten Programmiermodelle unserer Zeit. Lernen Sie die dynamische Typisierung kennen, die Ruby, Python und Perl so flexibel und verlockend macht. Lernen Sie das Prototyp-System verstehen, das das Herzstück von JavaScript bildet. Erfahren Sie, wie das Pattern Matching in Prolog die Entwicklung von Scala und Erlang beeinflusst hat. Entdecken Sie, wie sich die rein funktionale Programmierung in Haskell von der Lisp-Sprachfamilie, inklusive Clojure, unterscheidet. Erkunden Sie die parallelen Techniken, die das Rückgrat der nächsten Generation von Internet-Anwendungen bilden werden. Finden Sie heraus, wie man Erlangs "Lass es abstürzen"-Philosophie zum Aufbau fehlertoleranter Systeme nutzt. Lernen Sie das Aktor-Modell kennen, das das parallele Design bei Io und Scala bestimmt. Entdecken Sie, wie Clojure die Versionierung nutzt, um einige der schwierigsten Probleme der Nebenläufigkeit zu lösen. Hier finden Sie alles in einem Buch. Nutzen Sie die Konzepte einer Sprache, um kreative Lösungen in einer anderen Programmiersprache zu finden – oder entdecken Sie einfach eine Sprache, die Sie bisher nicht kannten. Man kann nie wissen – vielleicht wird sie sogar eines ihrer neuen Lieblingswerkzeuge.

Mathematical Optimization in Computer Graphics and Vision

Author: Luiz Velho
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9780080878584
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Mathematical optimization is used in nearly all computer graphics applications, from computer vision to animation. This book teaches readers the core set of techniques that every computer graphics professional should understand in order to envision and expand the boundaries of what is possible in their work. Study of this authoritative reference will help readers develop a very powerful tool- the ability to create and decipher mathematical models that can better realize solutions to even the toughest problems confronting computer graphics community today. *Distills down a vast and complex world of information on optimization into one short, self-contained volume especially for computer graphics *Helps CG professionals identify the best technique for solving particular problems quickly, by categorizing the most effective algorithms by application *Keeps readers current by supplementing the focus on key, classic methods with special end-of-chapter sections on cutting-edge developments

Digital and Discrete Geometry

Author: Li M. Chen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319120999
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides comprehensive coverage of the modern methods for geometric problems in the computing sciences. It also covers concurrent topics in data sciences including geometric processing, manifold learning, Google search, cloud data, and R-tree for wireless networks and BigData. The author investigates digital geometry and its related constructive methods in discrete geometry, offering detailed methods and algorithms. The book is divided into five sections: basic geometry; digital curves, surfaces and manifolds; discretely represented objects; geometric computation and processing; and advanced topics. Chapters especially focus on the applications of these methods to other types of geometry, algebraic topology, image processing, computer vision and computer graphics. Digital and Discrete Geometry: Theory and Algorithms targets researchers and professionals working in digital image processing analysis, medical imaging (such as CT and MRI) and informatics, computer graphics, computer vision, biometrics, and information theory. Advanced-level students in electrical engineering, mathematics, and computer science will also find this book useful as a secondary text book or reference. Praise for this book: This book does present a large collection of important concepts, of mathematical, geometrical, or algorithmical nature, that are frequently used in computer graphics and image processing. These concepts range from graphs through manifolds to homology. Of particular value are the sections dealing with discrete versions of classic continuous notions. The reader finds compact definitions and concise explanations that often appeal to intuition, avoiding finer, but then necessarily more complicated, arguments... As a first introduction, or as a reference for professionals working in computer graphics or image processing, this book should be of considerable value." - Prof. Dr. Rolf Klein, University of Bonn.

Algorithms for Image Processing and Computer Vision

Author: J. R. Parker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118021880
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A cookbook of algorithms for common image processing applications Thanks to advances in computer hardware and software, algorithms have been developed that support sophisticated image processing without requiring an extensive background in mathematics. This bestselling book has been fully updated with the newest of these, including 2D vision methods in content-based searches and the use of graphics cards as image processing computational aids. It’s an ideal reference for software engineers and developers, advanced programmers, graphics programmers, scientists, and other specialists who require highly specialized image processing. Algorithms now exist for a wide variety of sophisticated image processing applications required by software engineers and developers, advanced programmers, graphics programmers, scientists, and related specialists This bestselling book has been completely updated to include the latest algorithms, including 2D vision methods in content-based searches, details on modern classifier methods, and graphics cards used as image processing computational aids Saves hours of mathematical calculating by using distributed processing and GPU programming, and gives non-mathematicians the shortcuts needed to program relatively sophisticated applications. Algorithms for Image Processing and Computer Vision, 2nd Edition provides the tools to speed development of image processing applications.

Interactive Curve Modeling

Author: Muhammad Sarfraz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1846288711
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book covers Curve Modeling with solutions to real life problems relating to Computer Graphics, Vision, Image Processing, Geometric Modeling and CAD/CAM. Chapters deal with basic concepts, curve design techniques and their use to various applications and a wide range of problems with their automated solutions through computers. The book provides an invaluable resource which focuses on interdisciplinary methods and affiliates up-to-date methodologies. It aims to stimulate provide a source where the reader can find the latest developments in the field including a variety of techniques, applications, and systems necessary for solving real life problems.

Visualizing Quaternions

Author: Andrew J. Hanson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080474772
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Introduced 160 years ago as an attempt to generalize complex numbers to higher dimensions, quaternions are now recognized as one of the most important concepts in modern computer graphics. They offer a powerful way to represent rotations and compared to rotation matrices they use less memory, compose faster, and are naturally suited for efficient interpolation of rotations. Despite this, many practitioners have avoided quaternions because of the mathematics used to understand them, hoping that some day a more intuitive description will be available. The wait is over. Andrew Hanson's new book is a fresh perspective on quaternions. The first part of the book focuses on visualizing quaternions to provide the intuition necessary to use them, and includes many illustrative examples to motivate why they are important—a beautiful introduction to those wanting to explore quaternions unencumbered by their mathematical aspects. The second part covers the all-important advanced applications, including quaternion curves, surfaces, and volumes. Finally, for those wanting the full story of the mathematics behind quaternions, there is a gentle introduction to their four-dimensional nature and to Clifford Algebras, the all-encompassing framework for vectors and quaternions. Richly illustrated introduction for the developer, scientist, engineer, or student in computer graphics, visualization, or entertainment computing. Covers both non-mathematical and mathematical approaches to quaternions.

Computer Vision Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications

Author: José Braz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319299719
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book constitutes thoroughly revised and selected papers from the 10th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, VISIGRAPP 2015, held in Berlin, Germany, in March 2015. VISIGRAPP comprises GRAPP, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications; IVAPP, International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications; and VISAPP, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications. The 23 thoroughly revised and extended papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 529 submissions. The book also contains one invited talk in full-paper length. The regular papers were organized in topical sections named: computer graphics theory and applications; information visualization theory and applications; and computer vision theory and applications.