Soft Computing for Image and Multimedia Data Processing

  • Siddhartha Bhattacharyya
  • Ujjwal Maulik

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 1-71
  3. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 73-87
  4. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 89-95
  5. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 97-107
  6. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 159-194
  7. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 195-227
  8. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Ujjwal Maulik
    Pages 229-248
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 249-267

About this book


Proper analysis of image and multimedia data requires efficient extraction and segmentation techniques. Among the many computational intelligence approaches, the soft computing paradigm is best equipped with several tools and techniques that incorporate intelligent concepts and principles. This book is dedicated to object extraction, image segmentation, and edge detection using soft computing techniques with extensive real-life application to image and multimedia data.


The authors start with a comprehensive tutorial on the basics of brain structure and learning, and then the key soft computing techniques, including evolutionary computation, neural networks, fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic, and rough sets. They then present seven chapters that detail the application of representative techniques to complex image processing tasks such as image recognition, lighting control, target tracking, object extraction, and edge detection. These chapters follow a structured approach with detailed explanations of the problems, solutions, results, and conclusions.


This is both a standalone textbook for graduates in computer science, electrical engineering, system science, and information technology, and a reference for researchers and engineers engaged with pattern recognition, image processing, and soft computing.


Artificial neural networks Brain learning Edge detection Evolutionary computing Fuzzy logic Fuzzy sets Image processing Image recognition Metaheuristics Multilayer perceptron Multimedia data Neural networks Object extraction Pattern recognition Rough sets Soft computing Synaptic learning

Authors and affiliations

  • Siddhartha Bhattacharyya
    • 1
  • Ujjwal Maulik
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Information TechnologyRCC Inst. of Information TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.EngineeringJadavpur University Dept. Computer Science &KolkataIndia

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