Introduction to Applications and Methods

  • Jean-Luc Starck
  • Fionn Murtagh
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)


“May you live in interesting times!” ran the old Chinese curse. The early years of the third millennium are interesting times for astronomy, as a result of the tremendous advances in our computing and information processing environment and infrastructure. The advances in signal and image processing methods described in this book are of great topicality as a consequence. Let us look at some of the overriding needs of contemporary observational astronomical.


Black Hole Cosmic Microwave Background Mathematical Morphology Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging Astronomical Data 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Luc Starck
    • 1
  • Fionn Murtagh
    • 2
  1. 1.Service d’AstrophysiqueCentre d’Etudes de SaclayGif-sur-Yvette CedexFrance
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceQueen’s University BelfastBelfastNorthern Ireland, UK

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