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Displays: Fundamentals & Applications, Second Edition


Rolf R. Hainich, Oliver Bimber
December 21, 2016

In the extensive fields of optics, holography and virtual reality, technology continues to evolve. Displays: Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition addresses these updates and discusses how real-time computer graphics and vision enable the application and displays of graphical 2D and 3D conte...

Processing: An Introduction to Programming

Jeffrey L. Nyhoff, Larry R. Nyhoff
May 16, 2017

This book demonstrates how Processing is an excellent language for beginners to learn the fundamentals of computer programming. Originally designed to make it simpler for digital artists to learn to program, Processing is a wonderful first language for anyone to learn. Given its origins, Processing...

Semantic Multimedia Analysis and Processing

Evaggelos Spyrou, Dimitris Iakovidis, Phivos Mylonas
April 06, 2017

Broad in scope, Semantic Multimedia Analysis and Processing provides a complete reference of techniques, algorithms, and solutions for the design and the implementation of contemporary multimedia systems. Offering a balanced, global look at the latest advances in semantic indexing, retrieval,...

Perceptual Digital Imaging: Methods and Applications

Rastislav Lukac
March 29, 2017

Visual perception is a complex process requiring interaction between the receptors in the eye that sense the stimulus and the neural system and the brain that are responsible for communicating and interpreting the sensed visual information. This process involves several physical, neural, and...

Multimedia Image and Video Processing, Second Edition

Ling Guan, Yifeng He, Sun-Yuan Kung
March 29, 2017

As multimedia applications have become part of contemporary daily life, numerous paradigm-shifting technologies in multimedia processing have emerged over the last decade. Substantially updated with 21 new chapters, Multimedia Image and Video Processing, Second Edition explores the most recent...

Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks

Ce Zhu, Yuenan Li
March 29, 2017

Wireless video communications encompass a broad range of issues and opportunities that serve as the catalyst for technical innovations. To disseminate the most recent advances in this challenging yet exciting field, Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks provides an in-depth look at...

Multimedia Security: Watermarking, Steganography, and Forensics

Frank Y. Shih
March 29, 2017

Multimedia Security: Watermarking, Steganography, and Forensics outlines essential principles, technical information, and expert insights on multimedia security technology used to prove that content is authentic and has not been altered. Illustrating the need for improved content security as the...

Measuring Shape

F. Brent Neal, John C. Russ
March 29, 2017

"John Russ is the master of explaining how image processing gets applied to real-world situations. With Brent Neal, he’s done it again in Measuring Shape, this time explaining an expanded toolbox of techniques that includes useful, state-of-the-art methods that can be applied to the broad problem...

Digital Imaging for Cultural Heritage Preservation: Analysis, Restoration, and Reconstruction of Ancient Artworks

Filippo Stanco, Sebastiano Battiato, Giovanni Gallo
March 29, 2017

This edition presents the most prominent topics and applications of digital image processing, analysis, and computer graphics in the field of cultural heritage preservation. The text assumes prior knowledge of digital image processing and computer graphics fundamentals. Each chapter contains a...

Image Restoration: Fundamentals and Advances

Bahadir Kursat Gunturk, Xin Li
March 29, 2017

Image Restoration: Fundamentals and Advances responds to the need to update most existing references on the subject, many of which were published decades ago. Providing a broad overview of image restoration, this book explores breakthroughs in related algorithm development and their role in...

Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs: Theory and Practice

Olivier Lezoray, Leo Grady
March 29, 2017

Covering the theoretical aspects of image processing and analysis through the use of graphs in the representation and analysis of objects, Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs: Theory and Practice also demonstrates how these concepts are indispensible for the design of cutting-edge solutions...

Virtual Reality Headsets - A Theoretical and Pragmatic Approach

Philippe Fuchs
February 20, 2017

The purpose of virtual reality is to make possible a sensorimotor and cognitive activity for a user in a digitally created artificial world. Recent advances in computer technology have led to a new generation of VR devices such as VR headsets. Accordingly, virtual reality poses many new scientific...

Foundations of Physically Based Modeling and Animation

Donald House, John C. Keyser
January 06, 2017

Physics forms the basis for many of the motions and behaviors seen in both the real world and in the virtual worlds of animated films, visual effects, and computer games. By describing the underlying physical principles and then creating simulations based on these principles, these...