book announcement

Roberto Cesar cesar at ime.usp.br
Tue Apr 13 13:08:34 EST 2004


Dear all,

We would like to announce that the 3rd print (with corrections) of the
book "Shape Analysis and Classification: Theory and Practice" is now
available.

Those that already have the book may be interested in downloading the
corrected pages at:

http://www.ime.usp.br/~cesar/shape_crc/3rdprint/

Best wishes,

Roberto

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                        BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

      SHAPE ANALYSIS AND CLASSIFICATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE

               3rd print with corrections - 2004                   

by Luciano Da Fontoura Costa and Roberto Marcondes Cesar Jr.

Hardcover - 659 pages, 2001
CRC Pr; ISBN: 0849334934 ;

Further Information:
http://www.ime.usp.br/~cesar/shape_crc/

Advances in shape analysis impact a wide range of disciplines, from
mathematics and engineering to medicine, archeology, and art. "Shape
Analysis and Classification: Theory and Practice" offers an integrated
and conceptual introduction to this field and its myriad
applications. Beginning with a comprehensive review of the basic
mathematical concepts, it deals with shape analysis, from image
capture to pattern classification, and presents many important
techniques, including topics such as multiscale shape
characterization, fractal analysis and feature extraction using
wavelets and multiscale skeletons.

                         Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Basic Mathematical Concepts

3. Shape Acquisition and Processing

4. Shape Concepts

5. 2D Shape Representation

6. Shape Characterization

7. Multiscale Shape Characterization

8. Shape Recognition & Classification

9. Epilogue - Future Trends in Shape Analysis and Classification

References

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