Emerging Technologies in Intelligent Applications for Image and Video Processing

Emerging Technologies in Intelligent Applications for Image and Video Processing

V. Santhi (VIT University, India), D. P. Acharjya (VIT University, India) and M. Ezhilarasan (Pondichery Engineering College, India)
Release Date: January, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 518
ISBN13: 9781466696853|ISBN10: 1466696850|EISBN13: 9781466696860|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9685-3

Description

Image and Video Processing is an active area of research due to its potential applications for solving real-world problems. Integrating computational intelligence to analyze and interpret information from image and video technologies is an essential step to processing and applying multimedia data.

Emerging Technologies in Intelligent Applications for Image and Video Processing presents the most current research relating to multimedia technologies including video and image restoration and enhancement as well as algorithms used for image and video compression, indexing and retrieval processes, and security concerns. Featuring insight from researchers from around the world, this publication is designed for use by engineers, IT specialists, researchers, and graduate level students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Biometric Authentication
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Image Restoration
  • Image Retrieval Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Noise Removal Techniques
  • Watermarking

Reviews and Testimonials

Contributed by computer scientists and engineers from Asia, the US, and Iran, the 18 chapters in this volume examine image and video processing in different applications using intelligent computing techniques. They discuss image and video enhancement, restoration, and segmentation using sparse representation, optimizing segmentation parameters, noise removal techniques, and depth in two-dimensional video captures; image and video compression, indexing, and retrieval, including wavelet transform algorithms, fast block motion estimation in high-efficiency video coding, multi-modal fusion schemes, quadtree, and more.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

V. Santhi has received her Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from VIT University, Vellore, India. She has pursued her M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from Pondicherry University, Puducherry. She has received her B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India. Currently she is working as an Associate Professor in the School of Computing Science and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India. She has authored many national and international journal papers and one book. She is currently in the process of editing two books. Also, she has published many chapters in different books published by International publishers. She is senior member of IEEE and she is holding membership in many professional bodies like CSI, ISTE, IACSIT, IEEE and IAENG. Her areas of research include Image Processing, Digital Signal Processing, Digital Watermarking, Data Compression and Computational Intelligence.
D. P. Acharjya received his Ph. D in computer science from Berhampur University, India; M. Tech. degree in computer science from Utkal University, India in 2002; and M. Sc. from NIT, Rourkela, India. He has been awarded with Gold Medal in M. Sc. Currently he is an Associate Professor in the school of computing sciences and engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India. He has authored many national and international journal papers and five books; Fundamental Approach to Discrete Mathematics, Computer Based on Mathematics, Theory of Computation; Rough Set in Knowledge Representation and Granular Computing; Introduction to Information Technology and Computer Programming to his credit. He is associated with many professional bodies CSI, ISTE, IMS, AMTI, ISIAM, OITS, IACSIT, CSTA, IEEE and IAENG. He was founder secretary of OITS Rourkela chapter. His current research interests include rough sets, formal concept analysis, knowledge representation, data mining, granular computing and business intelligence.
M. Ezhilarasan was born on May 30, 1968. He has obtained Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering, Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering and Ph. D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Pondicherry University in 1990, 1996 and 2007 respectively. He is a Professor of the Department of Information Technology, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India. He is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He has published 60 papers in National and International Conference Proceedings and Journals. His research interests include Multimedia Data Compression and Multi-Biometrics.