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Analytics and Knowledge Management

Suliman Hawamdeh, Hsia-Ching Chang
May 16, 2018

The process of transforming data into actionable knowledge is a complex process that requires the use of powerful machines and advanced analytics technique. Analytics and Knowledge Management examines the role of analytics in knowledge management and the integration of big data theories, methods,...

Data-Driven Storytelling

Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Sheelagh Carpendale
March 29, 2018

This book presents an accessible introduction to data-driven storytelling. Resulting from unique discussions between data visualization researchers and data journalists, it offers an integrated definition of the topic, presents vivid examples and patterns for data storytelling, and calls out key...

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing

Aditi Majumder, M. Gopi
February 18, 2018

Introduction to Visual Computing: Core Concepts in Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing covers the fundamental concepts of visual computing. Whereas past books have treated these concepts within the context of specific fields such as computer graphics, computer vision or image processing...

Digital Image Processing and Analysis: Applications with MATLAB® and CVIPtools, Third Edition

Scott E Umbaugh
December 22, 2017

Digital image processing and analysis is a field that continues to experience rapid growth, with applications in many facets of our lives. Areas such as medicine, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, communication systems, and space exploration are just a few of the application areas. This...

A Concise Introduction to Hypercomplex Fractals

Andrzej Katunin
October 10, 2017

This book presents concisely the full story on complex and hypercomplex fractals, starting from the very first steps in complex dynamics and resulting complex fractal sets, through the generalizations of Julia and Mandelbrot sets on a complex plane and the Holy Grail of the fractal geometry – a 3D...

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...

Handbook of Digital Image Synthesis: Scientific Foundations of Rendering

Vincent Pegoraro
December 19, 2016

The Handbook of Digital Image Synthesis constitutes a comprehensive reference guide in the rapidly-developing field of computer graphics, whose applications span not only the movie and gaming industries, but also digital marketing, industrial and architectural design, virtual-environment simulators...

Applying Color Theory to Digital Media and Visualization

Theresa-Marie Rhyne
November 17, 2016

This book provides an overview of the application of color theory concepts to digital media and visualization. It highlights specific color concepts like color harmony and shows how to apply the concept with case study examples and usage of actual online and mobile color tools. Color deficiencies...

3D Photorealistic Rendering: Interiors & Exteriors with V-Ray and 3ds Max

Jamie Cardoso
November 14, 2016

Increase the photorealism of your 3d visualizations with enhanced toolsets of V-ray in 3ds Max. Full-color, step-by-step tutorials about techniques involved in creating photorealistic renders for interior/exterior scenes. Each tutorial includes a 3d project scene to guide you through, production...

Information Theory Tools for Visualization

Min Chen, Miquel Feixas, Ivan Viola, Anton Bardera, Han-Wei Shen, Mateu Sbert
August 25, 2016

This book explores Information theory (IT) tools, which have become state of the art to solve and understand better many of the problems in visualization. This book covers all relevant literature up to date. It is the first book solely devoted to this subject, written by leading...

Simulation for Applied Graph Theory Using Visual C++

Shaharuddin Salleh, Zuraida Abal Abas
July 06, 2016

The tool for visualization is Microsoft Visual C++. This popular software has the standard C++ combined with the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) libraries for Windows visualization. This book explains how to create a graph interactively, solve problems in graph theory with minimum number of C++...

Geometric Modeling and Mesh Generation from Scanned Images

Yongjie Jessica Zhang
April 27, 2016

Cutting-Edge Techniques to Better Analyze and Predict Complex Physical Phenomena Geometric Modeling and Mesh Generation from Scanned Images shows how to integrate image processing, geometric modeling, and mesh generation with the finite element method (FEM) to solve problems in computational...