An image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts or records visual perception, for example a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject–usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.
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... A moving image is typically a movie (film), or video, including digital video ... It could also be an animated display such as a zoetrope ...
... In computer vision, image segmentation is the process of partitioning a digital image into multiple segments (sets of pixels, also known as superpixels) ... to simplify and/or change the representation of an image into something that is more meaningful and easier to analyze ... Image segmentation is typically used to locate objects and boundaries (lines, curves, etc.) in images ...
... Graph partitioning methods can effectively be used for image segmentation ... In these methods, the image is modeled as a weighted, undirected graph ... The graph (image) is then partitioned according to a criterion designed to model "good" clusters ...
... The front cover image comes from an edition of the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy, and was originally drawn with black lines on a white background ... The image was suggested by Bernard Sumner ... The ostensible "side one" was labeled Outside and displayed a reproduction of the image on the album cover, while the other side was labeled Inside and displayed the same image with the colours ...
... Some of the practical applications of image segmentation are Medical imaging Locate tumors and other pathologies Measure tissue volumes Computer-guided surgery ... Since there is no general solution to the image segmentation problem, these techniques often have to be combined with domain knowledge in order to effectively ...
Famous quotes containing the word image:
“Nature is a self-made machine, more perfectly automated than any automated machine. To create something in the image of nature is to create a machine, and it was by learning the inner working of nature that man became a builder of machines.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)
“I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.”
—Roland Barthes (19151980)
“O comfort-killing night, image of hell,
Dim register and notary of shame,
Black stage for tragedies and murders fell,
Vast sin-concealing chaos, nurse of blame!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)