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Single-Sensor Imaging
Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras

Edited By

Rastislav Lukac

ISBN 9781420054521
Published September 9, 2008 by CRC Press
600 Pages 66 Color & 364 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A Decade of Extraordinary Growth

The past decade has brought a surge of growth in the technologies for digital color imaging, multidimensional signal processing, and visual scene analysis. These advances have been crucial to developing new camera-driven applications and commercial products in digital photography. Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras embraces this extraordinary progress, comprehensively covering state-of-the-art systems, processing techniques, and emerging applications.

Experts Address Challenges and Trends

Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras presents leading experts elucidating their own accomplishments in developing the technologies reshaping this field. The editor invited renowned authorities to address specific research challenges and recent trends in their particular areas of expertise. The book discusses single-sensor digital color imaging fundamentals, including reusable embedded software platform, digital camera image processing chain, optical filter and color filter array designs. It also details the latest techniques and approaches in contemporary and traditional digital camera color image processing and analysis for various sophisticated applications, including:

  • Demosaicking and color restoration
  • White balancing and color transfer
  • Color and exposure correction
  • Image denoising and color enhancement
  • Image compression and storage formats
  • Red-eye detection and removal
  • Image resizing
  • Video-demosaicking and superresolution imaging
  • Image and video stabilization

A Solid Foundation of Knowledge to Solve Problems

Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras builds a strong fundamental understanding of theory and methods for solving many of today’s most interesting and challenging problems in digital color image and video acquisition, analysis, processing, and storage. A broad survey of the existing solutions and relevant literature makes this book a valuable resource both for researchers and those applying rapidly evolving digital camera technologies.

Table of Contents

Single-Sensor Digital Color Imaging Fundamentals, R. Lukac
Reusable Embedded Software Platform for Versatile Single-Sensor Digital Cameras, W.-C. Kao, H.-H. Wu, and S.-Y. Lin
Digital Camera Image Processing Chain Design, J. E. Adams, Jr. and J.F. Hamilton, Jr.
Optical Antialiasing Filters, R. Palum
Spatio-Spectral Sampling and Color Filter Array Design, K. Hirakawa and P.J. Wolfe
Mosaicking and Demosaicking in the Design of Multispectral Digital Cameras,
L. Miao, H. Qi, and W.E. Snyder
Color Filter Array Sampling of Color Images: Frequency-Domain Analysis and Associated Demosaicking Algorithms, E. Dubois
Linear Minimum Mean Square Error Demosaicking, D. Alleysson, B. Chaix de Lavarene, S. Susstrunk, and J. Herault
Color Filter Array Image Analysis for Joint Demosaicking and Denoising, K. Hirakawa
Automatic White Balancing in Digital Photography, E. Y. Lam and G.S.K. Fung
Enhancement of Digital Photographs Using Color Transfer Techniques, F. Pitie, A. Kokaram, and R. Dahyot
Exposure Correction for Imaging Devices: An Overview, S. Battiato, G. Messina, and A. Castorina
Digital Camera Image Storage Formats, K. A. Parulski, and R. Reisch
Modelling of Image Processing Pipelines in Single-Sensor Digital Cameras, N.-X. Lian, V. Zagorodnov, and Y.-P. Tan
Lossless Compression of Color Mosaic Images and Videos, N. Zhang, X. Wu, and L. Zhang
Automatic Red-Eye Removal for Digital Photography, F. Gasparini and R. Schettini
Image Resizing Solutions for Single-Sensor Digital Cameras, R. Lukac
Video-Demosaicking, L. Zhang and W. Lian
Simultaneous Demosaicking and Resolution Enhancement from Under-Sampled Image Sequences, S. Farsiu, D. Robinson, M. Elad, and P. Milanfar
An Overview of Image / Video Stabilization Techniques, W.-C. Kao and S.-Y. Lin

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