Object Detection and Analysis in Digitised Images: Algorithmic Components and Software Structure

  • F. Murtagh
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 40)


The structures of major 2-dimensional image analysis software packages in optical astronomy are overviewed. Reference is made to the varied image analysis and pattern recognition algorithms in use.


Point Spread Function Globular Cluster Monthly Notice Royal Astronomical Society Faint Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Murtagh
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Space Telescope - European Coordinating FacilityEuropean Southern ObservatoryGarching bei MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Astrophysics Division, Space Science DepartmentEuropean Space AgencyFrance

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