Microcomputer-Based Image-Processing System

Donald K. Perovich, Akira Hirai
1988 Journal of Glaciology  
Inexpensive add-on boards are currently available that enable personal computers to be used as digital image-processing systems. The capabilities of one such system are illustrated by two specific cases examining the surface characterization of a sea-ice cover and the statistical description of sea-ice structure. The unit discussed digitizes video input into a 512 × 512 array of pixels, assigning each a gray shade from 0 to 255. A key feature of the system is that the primitive commands of the
more » ... ve commands of the board can be accessed through higher-level programming languages. This allows users to customize easily the system for their own needs.
doi:10.3189/s0022143000032317 fatcat:ao76xslsnzha3fimkqnagswqmm