Morphological Image Processing: Architecture and VLSI design

Morphological Image Processing: Architecture and VLSI design

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Summary Based on the experiences of past designs and the outcome of recent studies in the comparisons of low-level image processing architectures, a pipelined system for real time low-image processing has been designed and realized in CMOS technology. To minimize design pitfalls, a study was performed to the details of the design solutions that have been found in embodimentsof the three main architectural groups of image processing; the Square Processor Arrays, the Linear Processor Arrays and the Pipelines. This is reflected in a theoretical model. As the design is based on bitplane-wise processing of images, research was performed on the principles ofCellularLogic Processing of two dimensional images. of binary A methodology has been developed that is based on the transformation images using sets of Hit-or-Miss masks. This method appeared to be extendable to higher dimensional images. A theoretical model for the generation of break-point conditions in high dimensional images has been developed, and applied up to dimension three.... with a Processor Mapping Function to the PEs, rather than making a fixed assignment by the data network as with the SPA. ... mostly from a lack of sufficient number of PEs as well as a wiring problem. ... solutions often sought for loading and unloading data in and out of the array and loading instructions into the array.

Title:Morphological Image Processing: Architecture and VLSI design
Author:Pieter Jonker
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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