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This book lays out the concepts necessary to understand how a computer works.For reasons of clarity, the authors have deliberately chosen examples that apply to machines from all eras, without having to water down the contents of the book. This choice helps to show how techniques, concepts and performances have evolved since the first computers.The book is divided into five parts. The first four, which are of increasing difficulty, are the core of the book: "Elements of a Basic Architecture", "Programming Model and Operation", "Memory Hierarchy", "Parallelism and Performance Enhancement". The final part provides hints and solutions to the exercises in the book as well as appendices. The reader may approach each part independently based on their prior knowledge and goals.
This title provides the most important theoretical aspects of Image and Signal Processing (ISP) for both deterministic and random signals. The theory is supported by exercises and computer simulations relating to real applications. More than 200 programs and functions are provided in the MATLAB(r) language, with useful comments and guidance, to enable numerical experiments to be carried out, thus allowing readers to develop a deeper understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of this subject.
The most important theoretical aspects of Image and SignalProcessing (ISP) for both deterministic and random signals, thetheory being supported by exercises and computer simulationsrelating to real applications. More than 200 programs and functions are provided in theMATLAB® language, with useful comments and guidance, to enablenumerical experiments to be carried out, thus allowing readers todevelop a deeper understanding of both the theoretical andpractical aspects of this subject. Following on from thefirst volume, this second installation takes a more practicalstance, providing readers with the applications of ISP.
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