Introduction to Pattern Recognition and Classification in Medical and Astrophysical Images

  • Valentina Zharkova
  • Lakhmi C. Jain
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 46)


Solar Activity Coronal Mass Ejection Cosmic Microwave Background Solar Atmosphere Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Zharkova
    • 1
  • Lakhmi C. Jain
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computing and Department of CyberneticsBradford UniversityBradfordUK
  2. 2.Knowledge-Based Intelligent Engineering Systems Centre School of ElectricalUniversity of South AustraliaSouth AustraliaAustralia

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