Image Processing in the Graphic Arts

  • William F. Schreiber
Part of the Springer Series in Information Sciences book series (SSINF, volume 15)


One of the most productive applications of electrical engineering and computer science in the last twenty years has been in the preparation of information, i.e., text, pictures, and line drawings, destined for reproduction on paper. In this chapter, after a brief review of typography and printing technology, we present a discussion of traditional and modern methods of producing pictures by printing. Not surprisingly, we find that many of the principles discussed in earlier chapters are directly applicable to this problem. In particular, we find that perceptual phenomena, especially as they relate to the halftone process, must be given careful consideration to get good results.


Original Density Tone Scale Electronic Screen Tone Reproduction Paper Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William F. Schreiber
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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