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Scanning and Image Processing for the PC

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Scanning and Image Processing for the PC tells you everything you need to know to select, install, and work with today's most powerful scanners and imaging software. Frank Baeseler and Bruce Bovill take you on a comprehensive tour through the latest scanning technologies and applications - what's available, what they can and can't do, and how to optimize their performance. Inside, you'll find dozens of scanned image illustrations and practical information on resolution, gray shades and screens, color scanning, ...
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Overview

Scanning and Image Processing for the PC tells you everything you need to know to select, install, and work with today's most powerful scanners and imaging software. Frank Baeseler and Bruce Bovill take you on a comprehensive tour through the latest scanning technologies and applications - what's available, what they can and can't do, and how to optimize their performance. Inside, you'll find dozens of scanned image illustrations and practical information on resolution, gray shades and screens, color scanning, image enhancement, optical image storage, file size and formats, and types of original images that are best suited for scanning.

A guide to help PC users make smart buying decisions and get the most out of the scanning products they purchase. The authors provide readers with the knowledge they need to select, install, and work with today's most powerful scanners and imaging software. Covers visual presentation and optical image storage and includes a complete demo "gallery."

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Surveys and evaluates the scanners and imaging software available today, explaining how to combine them on personal computers and optimize the system to reproduce, modify, and store images. Discusses resolution, gray shades, color, enhancement, and other aspects. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077075941
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 3/1/1994
  • Pages: 192

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Technology and Installation 7
Ch. 3 Resolution, Grey Shades and Screens 21
Ch. 4 Originals for Scanning 38
Ch. 5 Hand-held Scanner: ScanMan 256 46
Ch. 6 Flatbed Scanner: HP ScanJet IIp 65
Ch. 7 Resolution, File Size and File Formats 96
Ch. 8 Scanning with Colour 104
Ch. 9 Programs for Image Processing 112
Ch. 10 Gallery 165
Glossary 176
Index 180
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