CVonline: Image Physics


  1. Color and Reflectance
    1. Albedo, Irradiance, Radiance and Reflectance and their Estimation
    2. Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function
    3. Color, Appearance and Human Performance
      1. Illumination, Lightness and Color Constancy, Reflectance Recovery and Shading Correction
      2. Color Correction
      3. Color Normalization
    4. Color Representation Systems
      1. CIE Chromaticity Coordinates/XYZ
      2. Color Spaces, and Conversion. Eg. IHS/RGB/YIQ/CMY/CMYK/CMYB/HSL/HSI
      3. Principal Component Basis Space
      4. Color Mixture Models
    5. Dichromatic Reflection Model
    6. Empirical Color Representations
      1. Statistical Representations
      2. Basis Function Representations
    7. Photometric Invariants
    8. Reflectance Map
    9. Special Worlds
      1. Mondrian
      2. Monochrome
  2. Image Content, Structure and Formation
    1. Content and Formation
    2. Dimensionality
    3. Non-Rectangular Geometries
    4. Photometric content
      1. Gamma Correction
      2. Hue/White Balance and Correction
      3. Measurement and Quantigraphics
      4. Saturation and Correction
    5. Spatial Frequency and Sampling
    6. Value Quantization and Compression
  3. Light and Illumination
    1. Elementary physics
      1. Elementary Effects: Diffraction, Interference, Reflection, Refraction and Transmission
      2. Elementary Manipulation: Collimation, Diffraction gratings, Diffusion, Mirrors, Prisms, Transmission
      3. Standard Sources: Blackbody, Incandescent, Luminescent Sources, Sun
    2. Source Geometry
      1. Source Placement
      2. Source Shapes
        1. Area
        2. Diffuse
        3. Line
        4. Point
    3. Special Situations
      1. Illumination techniques for improving observation
      2. Mutual Illumination and Interreflections
      3. Polarization
      4. Shadows
      5. Spectral Filtering
      6. Summary of Different Light Sources
    4. Special Sources
      1. Acoustic Sonar
      2. Infrared
      3. Laser
      4. Scanning Electron Microscope
      5. Synthetic Aperture Radar
  4. Noise Models
    1. Distributions
      1. Gaussian
      2. Salt-and-Pepper
      3. Speckle
      4. Uniform
    2. Sources
      1. Amplifier Noise
      2. Heteroscedastic Noise
      3. KTC Noise
      4. On-chip Electronic Noise
      5. Photon Noise
      6. Quantization Noise
      7. Thermal Noise
  5. Optics and geometrical light manipulation
    1. Basic Geometric Optics
    2. Catadioptric Optics
    3. Focus Invariant Imaging
    4. Image Control: Focus, Aperture, Exposure/Shuttering, Gain, Offset
    5. Image Distortion (See Image Distortion, Models and Correction)
    6. Lenses and their Selection
    7. Telecentric Lenses
    8. Vignetting
  6. Sensor Response Physics
  7. Surface Shape Physics
    1. Empirical Surface Models
    2. Surface Classes
      1. Dusty
      2. Fractal Surfaces
      3. Lambertian
      4. Phong
      5. Specular
    3. Texture (See Texture)

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