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Computer Vision: Specialized Processors for Real-Time Image Analysis

Workshop Proceedings Barcelona, Spain, September 1991

Montseny, Eduard, Frau, Joan (Eds.)

1994, X, 218 p.


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  • About this book

Computer vision falls short of human vision in two respects: execution time and intelligent interpretation. This book addresses the question of execution time. It is based on a workshop on specialized processors for real-time image analysis, held as part of the activities of an ESPRIT Basic Research Action, the Working Group on Vision. The aim of the book is to examine the state of the art in vision-oriented computers. Two approaches are distinguished: multiprocessor systems and fine-grain massively parallel computers. The development of fine-grain machines has become more important over the last decade, but one of the main conclusions of the workshop is that this does not imply the replacement of multiprocessor machines. The book is divided into four parts. Part 1 introduces different architectures for vision: associative and pyramid processors as examples of fine-grain machines and a workstation with bus-oriented network topology as an example of a multiprocessor system. Parts 2 and 3 deal with the design and development of dedicated and specialized architectures. Part 4 is mainly devoted to applications, including road segmentation, mobile robot guidance and navigation, reconstruction and identification of 3D objects, and motion estimation.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Bildverarbeitung - Computer-Sehen - Computer-Vision - Image Analysis - Mustererkennung - Parallel Processing - Parallelverarbeitung - Pattern Recognition - Processor - Processor Architectures - Prozessorarchitekturen - Robotics - Robotik

Related subjects » Communication Networks - Hardware - Image Processing - Theoretical Computer Science

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