Digital Pattern Recognition

  • King Sun Fu

Part of the Communication and Cybernetics book series (COMMUNICATION, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. K. S. Fu
    Pages 1-14
  3. T. M. Cover, T. J. Wagner
    Pages 15-46
  4. E. Diday, J. C. Simon
    Pages 47-94
  5. A. Rosenfeld, J. S. Weszka
    Pages 135-166
  6. Jared J. Wolf
    Pages 167-203
  7. K. S. Fu, A. Rosenfeld, J. J. Wolf
    Pages 205-232
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 233-234

About this book


Since its publication in 1976, the original volume has been warmly received. We have decided to put out this updated paperback edition so that the book can be more accessible to students. This paperback edition is essentially the same as the original hardcover volume except for the addition of a new chapter (Chapter 7) which reviews the recent advances in pattern recognition and image processing. Because of the limitations of length, we can only report the highlights and point the readers to the literature. A few typographical errors in the original edition were corrected. We are grateful to the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research for supporting the editing of this book as well as the work described in Chapter 4 and a part of Chapter 7. West Lafayette, Indiana March 1980 K. S. Fu Preface to the First Edition During the past fifteen years there has been a considerable growth of interest in problems of pattern recognition. Contributions to the blossom of this area have come from many disciplines, including statistics, psychology, linguistics, computer science, biology, taxonomy, switching theory, communication theory, control theory, and operations research. Many different approaches have been proposed and a number of books have been published. Most books published so far deal with the decision-theoretic (or statistical) approach or the syntactic (or linguistic) is still far from its maturity, many approach.


Moment Mustererkennung Region Growing algorithms classification clustering image processing pattern pattern recognition speech recognition statistical pattern recognition syntactic pattern recognition tracking

Editors and affiliations

  • King Sun Fu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-10207-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-67740-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0340-0034
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