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Image Analysis

Methods and Applications, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Edited by Donat P. Hader

CRC Press

480 pages

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Description

Automatic image analysis has become an important tool in many fields of biology, medicine, and other sciences. Since the first edition of Image Analysis: Methods and Applications, the development of both software and hardware technology has undergone quantum leaps. For example, specific mathematical filters have been developed for quality enhancement of original images and for extraction of specific features of interest. Also, more complex programs have been developed for the analysis of object forms in distinguishing cancer cells from normal tissue cells. Just as significant, three-dimensional analysis of proteins, organelles, or macroscopic objects is even more complex. In addition, recent space-based experiments have optimized techniques for the extraction of movement parameters of numerous motile objects.

The second edition of Image Analysis: Methods and Applications addresses all these new developments. Moreover, two new chapters have been added. One focuses on images on the internet, and the other discusses microscope image restoration. These chapters add significantly to the existing body of information on Internet communication protocol and environment as well as to that on image file formats considerations. The materials also include a list of internet Web sites that pertain to digital images and software along with those that relate to image processing.

With these considerations in mind, Image Analysis: Methods and Application, Second Edition is of incalculable value to professionals, academics, and users of all aspects of image analysis in biology and other areas of science.

Table of Contents

Methods of Image Analysis

Biological Confocal Reflection Microscopy: Reconstruction of Three-Dimensional Extracellular Matrix, Cell Migration, and Matrix Reorganization

Automatic Area and Volume Measurement from Digital Biomedical Images

The Analysis of Shape Change in Multidimensional Image Sequences

Digital Filters in Image Analysis

Images on the Internet

A Method for Conserving Perceptive Information in Digital Color Images

Single Photon Imaging

Image Analysis in Biochemistry

Microscopy and Ultramicroscopy

Image Restoration in 2-D Microscopy

Image Cytometry

Digital Light Microscopy Techniques for the Study of Living Cytoplasm

Imaging Cilia and Flagella

3-D Color Video Microscopy of Intact Plants

Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy of Biological Macromolecules: Quaternion-Assisted Angular Reconstitution and Single Particles

Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Single Particles in Electron Microscopy

Computer-Aided Three-Dimensional Reconstruction from Serial Section Images

Automatic Counting of Round Particles in Microscopic Images by Pattern Recognition

Calcium Imaging in Living Cells

Real Time Tracking of Microorganisms

Computer Aided Analysis of Movement Responses of Microorganisms

Simultaneous Tracking of Multiple Subjects

The Use of Image Analysis in Ecotoxicology

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
TEC059000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical