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Author Schaffer, Daniel, 1950-

Title TWAS at 20 [electronic resource] : a history of the Third World Academy of Sciences / Daniel Schaffer.

Imprint Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 165 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Note Includes index.
Summary The book provides an up-to-date and authoritative treatment of pattern recognition and computer vision, with chapters written by leaders in the field. On the basic methods in pattern recognition and computer vision, topics range from statistical pattern recognition to array grammars to projective geometry to skeletonization, and shape and texture measures. Recognition applications include character recognition and document analysis, detection of digital mammograms, remote sensing image fusion, and analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging data, etc. There are six chapters on current activities in human identification. Other topics include moving object tracking, performance evaluation, content-based video analysis, musical style recognition, number plate recognition, etc.
Contents First steps -- Standing tall -- Stepping out -- Moving ahead -- Ten years plus -- New leadership -- Global affairs -- China and beyond -- Postscript -- Timeline.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Third World Academy of Sciences.
Third World Academy of Sciences.
Third World Academy Of Sciences.
Third World Academy Of Sciences.
Science -- Societies, etc. -- International cooperation.
Science -- Developing countries -- Societies, etc.
Technology -- Developing countries -- Societies, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title TWAS at twenty
Other Form: Print version: Schaffer, Daniel, 1950- TWAS at 20. Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2005 9789812561381 (DLC) 2006276528 (OCoLC)62073444
ISBN 9789812775306 (electronic bk.)
9812775307 (electronic bk.)