Image Data Structures

Authored by: S. S. Iyengar , V. K. Vaishnavi , S. Gunasekaran

Handbook of Data Structures and Applications

Print publication date:  March  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498701853
eBook ISBN: 9781315119335
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315119335-58

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Abstract

Image has been an integral part of our communication. Visual information aids us in understanding our surroundings better. Image processing, the science of manipulating digital images, is one of the methods used for digitally interpreting images. Image processing generally comprises three main steps:

Image acquisition: Obtaining the image by scanning it or by capturing it through some sensors.

Image manipulation/analysis: Enhancing and/or compressing the image for its transfer or storage.

Display of the processed image.

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