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Toward N-dimensional parallel optical image processing
Author(s): Yevgeny B. Karasik
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Paper Abstract

Encodings of N-dimensional images on planar screens are studied from the standpoint of their suitability for reduction of N-dimensional image processing to 2-dimensional one. Such a reduction, if possible, would allow us to implement N- dimensional image processing optically via 2-dimensional one which is natural to optics. With this goal in mind a planar encoding commutative with respect to set and morphological operations is proposed. Also it is shown how to simulate in the plane N-dimensional geometric duality transform. Based on such a simulation, a constant-time optical algorithm for constructing the convex hull of N-dimensional images is proposed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3166, Parallel and Distributed Methods for Image Processing, (19 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279620
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Yevgeny B. Karasik, Nortel Technologies (Canada) and Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3166:
Parallel and Distributed Methods for Image Processing
Hongchi Shi; Patrick C. Coffield, Editor(s)

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