Image Acquisition

  • G. J. Awcock
  • R. Thomas
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Part of the Macmillan New Electronics Series book series

Abstract

The general aim of the image acquisition sub-system can be summarised as:

‘The transformation of optical image data into an array of numerical data which may be manipulated by a computer, so the overall aim of machine vision may be achieved’.

In order to achieve this aim three major issues must be tackled — these are representation, transduction (or sensing) and digitisation.

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© G.J. Awcock and R. Thomas 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. J. Awcock
    • 1
  • R. Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversity of BrightonUK

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