Image Processing
A. B. C. D. E.
General Info Databases & Test Targets Algorithms Medical Applications Software Packages

Applications

Lessons Learned from Five Years of Successful Color Machine Vision Inspection of Automotive Fuse Boxes, www.machinevisiononline.org/public/articles/mcconnell.PDF 

Machine Vision for Textiles etc.
www.cs.qub.ac.uk/~J.Campbell/myweb/book/mvtex.html 

Visual Inspection of Lumber
www.ee.oulu.fi/~olli/Projects/Lumber.Grading.htm

Bibliography Color/Color Science Bibliography  

Annotated Computer Vision Bibliography
http://iris.usc.edu/Vision-Notes/bibliography/contents.html

Bibliographic Search.  Literature database of the Pattern Recognition Group of the TU-Delft in the Netherlands.  www.ph.tn.tudelft.nl//biblio.html

Also see Journals below.
   

[Awcock96] Awcock, G.J. and R.Thomas, Applied Image Processing, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1996.
[Crane97] Crane, Randy, A Simplified Approach to Image Processing -- Classical and Modern Techniques in C, Prentice Hall, 1997.
[Foley96] Foley, et al, Computer Graphics -- Principles and Practice, Addison-Wesley, 1996. (Chapter 17. Image Manipulation and Storage)
[Gonzalez93] Gonzalez, Rafael C., and Richard. E. Woods, Digital Image Processing, 2nd edition, Addison-Wesley, 1993.  US  UK  DE
[Jähne97] Jähne, Bernd, Practical Handbook on Image Processing for Scientific Applications, CRC Press, 1997.  US  UK
[Kabir96] Kabir, Ihtisham, High Performance Computer Imaging, Manning Publications, 1996.  US   DE
[Parker97] Parker, J.R., Algorithms for Image Processing and Computer Vision, John Wiley & Sons, 1997.  US  UK  DE
[Russ99] Russ, John C., The Image Processing Handbook (Third Edition), CRC Press, 1999.  
US    Related Tool Kit.
[Starck98] Starck, Jean-Luc, et al, Image and Data Analysis: The Multiscale Approach, Cambridge University Press, 1998.  Also see MR/1 web site.
[Stollnitz96] Stollnitz, Eric J., et al, Wavelets for Computer Graphics -- Theory and Applications, Morgan Kauffmann Publishers, 1996.

Library of Congress Call Numbers Related to Imaging Science by Rochester Institute of Technology.  http://wally2.rit.edu/pubs/guides/imagingcall.html

Calibration Provide help in setting up an accurate desktop image manipulation system for digital photographic images. www.aim-dtp.net/aim/index.htm 

See Color Calibration/Management on efg's Color Reference Library page

Cameras and Sensors Digital Camera Designers Face a Maze of Trade-Offs
www.eetimes.com/news/98/1003news/digital_camera.html

The Imaging Resource Test Suite (More than you probably wanted to know about testing digital cameras)
www.imaging-resource.com/TIPS/TESTS/TESTS.HTM

Cookbook CCD Camera Home Page for amateur astronomers www.wvi.com/~rberry/cookbook.htm

CCD University
www.apogee-ccd.com/ccdu.html

CCD Sensor Technology:  Requirements and Options for the Digitization of the Illustration Collections of the National Museum of Natural History.
www.nmnh.si.edu/cris/techrpts/imagopts/section4.html#RTFToC10

Chapter 23.  Image Formation and Display
The Scientist and Engineer's Guide to Digital Signal Processing (online)
www.dspguide.com/pdfbook.htm

Infrared Detectors and Systems (Amazon book link)

Character representation of gray scale images http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/~pbourke/dataformats/asciiart 
Color
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Color Science, Color Conversion, Color Spaces and other color topics
efg's Color Reference Library

 

S.J. Sangwine and R.E.N. Horne (editors), The Colour Image Processing Handbook, Chapman & Hill, 1998.
Color Blindness efg's Color Reference Library
Computer Vision Also see:  Vision on efg's Color Reference Library page

Computer Vision Homepage, Carnegie Mellon University
www.cs.cmu.edu/~cil/vision.html

Computer Vision and Robotics Info
www.ics.forth.gr/proj/cvrl/info 

Computer Vision and Graphics Links
http://cgm.cs.mcgill.ca/~godfried/teaching/pr-web.html 

Annotated Computer Vision Bibliography
http://iris.usc.edu/Vision-Notes/bibliography/contents.html
http://iris.usc.edu/Vision-Notes/rosenfeld/contents.html

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Computer Vision and Robotics Applications
http://www-itg.lbl.gov/ITG.hm.pg.docs/VISION/vision.html

CVonline by University of Edinburgh
The Evolving, Distributed, Non-Proprietary, On-Line Compendium of Computer Vision, www.dai.ed.ac.uk/CVonline

Vision Systems Courseware
www.cs.cf.ac.uk/Dave/Vision_lecture/Vision_lecture_caller.html

Dictionary of Terms in Human and Animal Vision
http://cns-web.bu.edu/pub/laliden/WWW/Visionary/Visionary.html

Metrology based on Computer Vision
www.cranfield.ac.uk/sme/amac/research/metrology/metrology.html

Machine Vision for Textiles etc.
www.cs.qub.ac.uk/~J.Campbell/myweb/book/mvtex.html 

Visual Inspection of Lumber
www.ee.oulu.fi/~olli/Projects/Lumber.Grading.html 

Digital Photography Digital Photography, Scanning, and Image Processing
www.dbusch.com/scanners/scanners.html

Making fine prints in your digital darkroom from negatives or slides

Part 1:  Getting started
www.normankoren.com/makingfineprints.html 

Part 2:  Scanning
www.normankoren.com/makingfineprints2.html 

Part 3:  Image editing
www.normankoren.com/makingfineprints3.html 

Educational Resources, Universities Links to Image Process On-Line Courses/Tutorials
http://ipml.ee.duth.gr/~papamark 

Center for Image Processing in Education
www.cipe.com

Mathematical Experiences through Image Processing, University of Washington
www.cs.washington.edu/research/metip/metip.html

MIT AI Lab Projects and Research Groups:  Robotics and Machine Vision
www.ai.mit.edu/projects 

INRIA (France) Research Projects:  Human-Computer Interaction, Image Processing, Data Management, Knowledge Systems
www.inria.fr/Themes/Theme3-eng.html

Publications of Carsten Steger
http://www9.informatik.tu-muenchen.de/people/steger/publications.html

FAQs Edmund Industrial Optics FAQ on Electronic Imaging
www.edmundoptics.com/techsup/imaging/faq_imaging.cfm 

comp.dsp FAQ
www.bdti.com/faq/dsp_faq.htm

Robotics FAQ
www.frc.ri.cmu.edu/robotics-faq

comp.graphics.algorithms FAQ, Section 3, 2D Image/Pixel Computations
www.exaflop.org/docs/cgafaq

Astronomical Image Processing System FAQ
www.cv.nrao.edu/aips/aips_faq.html

Satellite Imagery FAQ
www.ceos.noaa.gov/faqsat.html 

Color FAQs
see efg's Color Reference Library

Image Physics www.dai.ed.ac.uk/CVonline/physics.htm
Image Processing, Analysis, Manipulation Application Reports
http://www.soft-imaging.de/eng/infodesk/downloads/apprpt_e.php
Journals

Biophotonics International
www.biophotonics-mag.com

Europhotonics
www.europhotonics.com

Image analySIS Magazine
www.soft-imaging.de/eng/infodesk/magazine/m_mag_e.php

Imaging Noteswww.imagingnotes.com
Archive:  www.imagingnotes.com/archive.html

Microscopy and Analysis
www.microscopy-analysis.com 

Pattern Analysis and Applications
www.dcs.ex.ac.uk/paa

Photonics Spectra
www.photonics.com

Sensors
www.sensorsmag.com

SPIE Journals Online (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers)
www.spie.org/web/journals/online/home.html

Vision Systems Designwww.vision-systems-design.com.  Starting in early 1999 the articles can be read online (missing graphics and diagrams) a month or two after publication.  

Lighting See efg's Color Reference Library:  Illuminants or Lighting and Light Measurement
Links Computer Vision Related Links
www.cs.cmu.edu/~cil/v-related.html

Vision Systems Laboratory
www.eeng.dcu.ie/~whelanp/vsg/vsglnk.html

Image Processing & Assorted Graphics Source Code and Links
www.cs.ubc.ca/spider/ladic/imgproc.html

Magazines See Journals above
Newsgroups alt.image.medical
comp.ai.vision
comp.graphics.algorithms
sci.image.processing
Photogrammetry Introduction to Photogrammetry
www.univie.ac.at/Luftbildarchiv/wgv/intro.htm

IMINT 101.  Introduction to Imagery Intelligence
www.fas.org/irp/imint/imint_101.htm

Primer Electronic Imaging Primer
www.edmundoptics.com/techsup/tsb/imageprimer.cfm 

Video Selection Primer
www.edmundoptics.com/techsup/pdf/VideoSystemSelectionPrimer.pdf 

Remote Sensing

Open source remote sensing
www.remotesensing.org 

Prairie Dogs.  Remote Sensing Research has been involved in the study of prairie dog populations since 1994.  www.rsr.org/prairiedogs.html 

Precision Agriculture and Remote Sensing
www.rsr.org/precision_agriculture.html 

Satellite Imagery Space Imaging is the leader in the business of providing information products derived from imagery
www.spaceimaging.com

Federation of American Scientists:  Imagery Intelligence on the Web
www.fas.org/irp/wwwimint.html

Microsoft's Terraserver
http://terraserver.microsoft.com

Satellite Imager/Image Analysis
www.photoscience.com/rs.htm

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Operational Significant Event Imagery Server. 
www.osei.noaa.gov/main5.html

NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)
http://rsd.gsfc.nasa.gov/goes

National Image Interpretability Rating Scales
www.fas.org/irp/imint/niirs.htm

Societies Optical Society of America
www.osa.org includes search engine

Pattern Recognition Professional Organizations
www.ph.tn.tudelft.nl/PRInfo/organisations.html

Society for Imaging Science and Technology
www.imaging.org

Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
www.spie.org

Thermography/Thermology

Thermology
www.thermology.com 

Tutorials

An Introduction to Digital Image Processing
www.machinevisiononline.org/public/articles/cognex1.PDF 

Notes for University of Ulster module AC460 Image Processing
www.cs.qub.ac.uk/~J.Campbell/myweb/ip/

A Beginner's Guide to Bitmaps
http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/~pbourke/dataformats/bitmaps 

Digital Imaging Fundamentals (A Kodak Training Course)
www.kodak.com/US/en/digital/dlc/book3/chapter1/index.shtml

Image Processing Fundamentals
www.ph.tn.tudelft.nl/Courses/FIP/noframes/fip-Contents.html

Interactive Image Processing Course
www.ph.tn.tudelft.nl/Courses/FIP

Short Introduction to Image Processing
www.uct.ac.za/depts/physics/laser/hanbury/intro_ip.html

A few scanning tips
www.scantips.com/basics01.html

Computer and Machine Vision Course
www.eeng.dcu.ie/~whelanp/vsg/outline.html

Twain The TWAIN Working Group is a not-for-profit organization which represents the imaging industry. TWAIN’s purpose is to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices. The ongoing mission of this organization is to continue to enhance the standard to accommodate future technologies.
www.twain.org
Vision See:
- Computer Vision (above)
- Vision in efg's  Color Reference Library
Web-Based Image Processing Experimental setup for WWW-based image-processing. You can test various research and "just for fun"algorithms with your own or preset image, including Stereo Vision, Segmentation, Textures and Gradients and Color Separations and Histogram Manipulation.  http://axon.physik.uni-bremen.de/online_calc

Updated 14 Jun 2009
Since 1 Nov 1998