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A Hardware Design For Topographical Classification Of Pixels In An Image
Author(s): Ezzatollah Salari; Paisit Bumrungthum
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Paper Abstract

The gray level geographical structure (GLGS) is a simple method to represent the local intensity variation of an image in symbolic description. This representation can be used in higher level image processing in subsequent steps. The advent of VLSI microelectronic technology has led to the idea of implementing the GLGS directly in hardware. A two dimensional pipelined systolic pixel classification array is proposed in this paper. In the design, each pair of processing elements processes the data in a pipelined fashion and the data in each pair of processing elements is processed in a parallel fashion to further enhance the system performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 1988
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0956, Piece Recognition and Image Processing, (12 October 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947689
Show Author Affiliations
Ezzatollah Salari, The University of Toledo (United States)
Paisit Bumrungthum, The University of Toledo (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0956:
Piece Recognition and Image Processing
Wayne Wiitanen, Editor(s)

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