Digital Statistical Methods

  • Leonid P. Yaroslavsky
Part of the Springer Series in Information Sciences book series (SSINF, volume 9)


This chapter describes digital methods of statistical measurement and simulation in picture processing. Section 6.1 discusses basic approaches to the statistical description of pictures from the standpoint of quality criteria. Digital methods of measuring the main statistical characteristics of pictures — the grey-level histogram, correlation functions, and spectra—are described in Sects.6.2,3. Section 6.4 presents efficient methods of generating pseudorandom numbers with prescribed statistical properties. Some approaches to measuring noise in noise-distorted pictures are given in Sect.6.5, together with the appropriate practical algorithms.


Correlation Function Pseudorandom Number Video Signal Vote Method Gaussian Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonid P. Yaroslavsky
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  1. 1.Institute for Information Transmission ProblemsMoscowUSSR

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