When objects are detected with suitable operators and their shape is described (see chapter 11), image processing has reached its goal for some applications. For other applications, further tasks remain to be solved. In this introduction we explore several examples which illustrate how the image processing tasks depend on the questions we pose.


Feature Vector Feature Space Sunflower Seed Image Processing Task Classification Figure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Jähne
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  1. 1.Scripps Institution of Oceanography Physical Oceanography Research Division A-030University of California San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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