COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Image Analysis
Course Code: 
15ECE329
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Image Analysis' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Review of basics of image processing - Image restoration - Image segmentation: Thresholding – Edge-based segmentation – Region based segmentation - Matching - Evaluation issues in segmentation - Image morphology - Basic morphological concepts - Dilation and erosion - Skeletons and object marking - Granulometry - Morphological segmentation and watersheds.

Unit 2

Image representation and description - Chain Codes - Polygonal approximations using minimum perimeter polygons - Other polygonal approximation – Approaches – Signatures - Boundary descriptors - Regional descriptors - Use of principal components for description- Introduction to object recognition.

Unit 3

Applications: Medical image analysis. Medical imaging modalities: Planar X-Ray imaging - X-Ray computed tomography - Magnetic resonance imaging - Nuclear imaging - Ultrasonography. Document Image Analysis: Document Image binarization - Noise reduction - Document cleaning - Text segmentation - Optical character recognition.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Rafael C. Gonzalez and Richard E. Woods, “Digital Image Processing”, Third Edition, Pearson Education India, 2009.

REFERENCES

  1. Geoff Dougherty,”Medical Image Processing Techniques and Applications”, Springer, 2011
  2. L. O. Gorman and R. Kasturi, “Document Image Analysis”, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995.