Download Mage Sensors And Signal Processing For Digital Still Cameras By Junichi Nakamura

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Introduction

Since the presentation of the principal shopper computerized camera in 1995, the advanced still camera (DSC) showcase has developed quickly. The primary DSC utilized a charge-coupled gadget (CCD) picture sensor that had just 250,000 pixels. After ten years, a few models of shopper simple to use DSCs with 8 million pixels are accessible, and proficient advanced single-focal point reflex (DSLR) cameras are accessible with 17 million pixels. Not at all like camcorder applications in which the yield is expected for a TV screen and, consequently, the vertical determination of the picture sensors is institutionalized, there is no standard yield or determination for DSCs, so the sensor pixel check keeps on developing. Proceeding with changes in sensor innovation have permitted this regularly expanding number of pixels to be fit onto littler and littler sensors until the point that pixels estimating only 2.3 mm ¥ 2.3 mm are currently accessible in shopper cameras. Indeed, even with this sensational contracting of pixels, the affectability of sensors has enhanced to the point that shirt take estimated customer DSCs take great quality pictures with the introduction esteems proportionate to 400 ISO film. Enhancements in optics and hardware innovations have additionally been astounding. Thus, the picture nature of pictures taken by a DSC has turned out to be practically identical to that typically expected of silver-halide film cameras. Predictable with these changes in execution, the market for DSCs has developed to the point that shipments of DSCs in 2003 outperformed those of film cameras. Picture Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras centers around picture procurement and flag preparing innovations in DSCs. From the point of view of the stream of the picture data, a DSC comprises of imaging optics, a picture sensor, and a flag preparing hinder that gets a flag from the picture sensor and produces advanced information that are in the end packed and put away on a memory gadget in the DSC. The picture procurement part of that stream incorporates the optics, the sensor, and front-end area of the flag preparing obstruct that changes photons into computerized bits. The rest of the flag handling square is in charge of producing the picture information put away on the memory gadget. Different advances utilized as a part of a DSC, for example, mechanics, information pressure, UI, and the yield preparing hinder that gives the signs to yield gadgets, for example, a LCD, a TV screen, a printer, and so forth., are past the extent of this book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Digital Still Cameras at a Glance
Chapter 2 Optics in Digital Still Cameras
Chapter 3 Basics of Image Sensors
Chapter 4 CCD Image Sensors
Chapter 5 CMOS Image Sensors
Chapter 6 Evaluation of Image Sensors
Chapter 7 Color Theory and Its Application to Digital Still Cameras
Chapter 8 Image-Processing Algorithms
Chapter 9 Image-Processing Engines
Chapter 10 Evaluation of Image Quality
Chapter 11 Some Thoughts on Future Digital Still Cameras