image processing

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image processing

Any of the computer-aided improvements in a radiological image to highlight some of its features and/or improve its contrast or definition.
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Just as a sketch artist uses information from an eyewitness to draw a composite image, Snapshot uses information from a 'genetic witness' -- DNA -- to compute a composite image.
The other three pictures in the composite image are quite kosher, displaying Indian warships, a frigate launching a Prithvi missile and a Seaking helicopter.
create a composite image composed from their sketches.
useful: it shows general ice coverage; misleading: it is a composite image made up of images from both summer and winter months; also, it is dated (from the 1990s).
Their arrest came a day after detectives released to the news media a composite image of a man seen fleeing with a female companion from the ransacked home.
Romig's composite image of evidence photos from domestic violence cases won in the Newspaper Front Page category of the photo editing division, which drew more than 2,000 entries.
RGB Spectrum has recently introduced its SynchroMaster 555 overlayer/keyer unit that combines images from two high-resolution computer sources or image generators into a composite image.
Heimat was not just an idea or a composite image of the nation, as this book argues, but was also an arena of discursive conflict with competing claims to national representativeness.
The composite image, topped by a mortarboard, is the focus of a recruitment campaign by the Heads, Teachers and Industry group, based at the University of Warwick Science Park, in conjunction with the National Educational Assessment Centre.
Programmer Robert Silvers has created new software that produces "photomosaics," using a mass of tiny photos to create a single composite image, like the one above of Star Wars' legendary Yoda.
In our present fin-de-siecle era, the dancing of the men of SFB suggests that these early and radical twentieth-century images of the male have become, if not institutionalized, a part of the composite image that we know as the classical male dancer today.
Once the witness selects features from the catalog, the composite image appears on the computer screen in just a few minutes.