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Course Detail

Course Name Image Analysis
Course Code 15ECE329
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


  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.

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