Point Operators

  • Thomas Bräunl
  • Stefan Feyrer
  • Wolfgang Rapf
  • Michael Reinhardt


In this chapter as well as in the following two, elementary image operators and their parallel implementation are introduced. We differentiate between point operators, local and global image operators. Point operators are the simplest image operators in regard to complexity and computing time. They require no data from other pixels to process an input pixel into an output pixel, but simply calculate a single-parameter function with the input pixel as the parameter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Bräunl
    • 1
  • Stefan Feyrer
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Rapf
    • 3
  • Michael Reinhardt
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringThe University of Western AustraliaNedlands, PerthAustralia
  2. 2.University of Tübingen, WSITübingenGermany
  3. 3.GAO mbHMünchenGermany
  4. 4.ProSieben Information Service GmbHUnterföhringGermany

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