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Intermediate and low-level image processing with M3
Author(s): M. Fikret Ercan; Yu-Fai Fung; M. Suleyman Demokan
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a new architecture for computer vision which is a multi-level, MIMD machine. It is a homogenous system where the control unit, processing arrays and image store are all built using the same type of digital signal processor (DSP). DSPs provide satisfactory performance at low-level and intermediate-level image processing and make the construction of a homogenous system possible the processing array of the system consists of three linear arrays. Each linear array is dedicated to one image processing type. The system has a modular design and it can be expanded easily. The overall system design utilizes distributed memory MIMD paradigm. The system is benchmarked with some low- and immediate-level image processing algorithms such as convolution, edge finding. Hough transform etc. and results are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3164, Applications of Digital Image Processing XX, (30 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279566
Show Author Affiliations
M. Fikret Ercan, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong China)
Yu-Fai Fung, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong China)
M. Suleyman Demokan, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3164:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XX
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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