Overview: Image Preprocessing

  • Christian Demant
  • Carsten GarnicaEmail author
  • Bernd Streicher-Abel


Preprocessing algorithms frequently form the first processing step after capturing the image, as you will see in many of the examples in the following chapters. Therefore, we will start the overview chapters with an introduction to image preprocessing. Gonzalez and Woods (2008) present a comprehensive overview. To give a clear conceptual idea of the effect of the various operations we will use very simple synthetic sample images in this chapter. The application examples in the following chapters use many of these algorithms on real-world industrial images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Demant
    • 1
  • Carsten Garnica
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bernd Streicher-Abel
    • 1
  1. 1.NeuroCheck GmbHRemseckGermany

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