Handbook Of Convex Optimization Methods In Imaging Science

Author: Vishal Monga
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319616099
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This book covers recent advances in image processing and imaging sciences from an optimization viewpoint, especially convex optimization with the goal of designing tractable algorithms. Throughout the handbook, the authors introduce topics on the most key aspects of image acquisition and processing that are based on the formulation and solution of novel optimization problems. The first part includes a review of the mathematical methods and foundations required, and covers topics in image quality optimization and assessment. The second part of the book discusses concepts in image formation and capture from color imaging to radar and multispectral imaging. The third part focuses on sparsity constrained optimization in image processing and vision and includes inverse problems such as image restoration and de-noising, image classification and recognition and learning-based problems pertinent to image understanding. Throughout, convex optimization techniques are shown to be a critically important mathematical tool for imaging science problems and applied extensively. Convex Optimization Methods in Imaging Science is the first book of its kind and will appeal to undergraduate and graduate students, industrial researchers and engineers and those generally interested in computational aspects of modern, real-world imaging and image processing problems.

Optimization And Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Dominique Thévenin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540721536
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The numerical optimization of practical applications has been an issue of major importance for the last 10 years. It allows us to explore reliable non-trivial configurations, differing widely from all known solutions. The purpose of this book is to introduce the state-of-the-art concerning this issue and many complementary applications are presented.

Convex Optimization In Signal Processing And Communications

Author: Daniel P. Palomar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521762227
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Leading experts provide the theoretical underpinnings of the subject plus tutorials on a wide range of applications, from automatic code generation to robust broadband beamforming. Emphasis on cutting-edge research and formulating problems in convex form make this an ideal textbook for advanced graduate courses and a useful self-study guide.

Quantum Computers Algorithms And Chaos

Author: Giulio Casati
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 9781586036607
Size: 53.72 MB
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"During the last ten years Quantum Information Processing and Communication (QIPC) has established itself as one of the new hot topic fields in physics, with the potential to revolutionize many areas of science and technology. QIPC replaces the laws of classical physics applied to computation and communication with the more fundamental laws of quantum mechanics. This becomes increasingly important due to technological progress going down to smaller and smaller scales where quantum effects start to be dominant. In addition to its fundamental nature, QIPC promises to advance computing power beyond the capabilities of any classical computer, to guarantee secure communication and establish direct links to emerging quantum technologies, such as, for example, quantum based sensors and clocks. One of the outstanding feature of QIPC is its interdisciplinary character: it brings together researchers from physics, mathematics and computer science. In particular, within physics we have seen the emergence of a new QIPC community, which ranges from theoretical to experimental physics, and crosses boundaries of traditionally separated disciplines such as atomic physics, quantum optics, statistical mechanics and solid state physics, all working on different and complementary aspects of QIPC. This publication covers the following topics: Introduction to quantum computing; Quantum logic, information and entanglement; Quantum algorithms; Error-correcting codes for quantum computations; Quantum measurements and control; Quantum communication; Quantum optics and cold atoms for quantum information; Quantum computing with solid state devices; Theory and experiments for superconducting qubits; Interactions in many-body systems: quantum chaos, disorder and random matrices; Decoherence effects for quantum computing; and Flature prospects of quantum information processing."

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Author: Universitetet i Bergen. Dept. of Applied Mathematics
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Coupled Oscillator Based Active Array Antennas

Author: Ronald J. Pogorzelski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118309979
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Describing an innovative approach to phased-array control in antenna design This book explores in detail phased-array antennas that use coupled-oscillator arrays, an arrangement featuring a remarkably simple beam steering control system and a major reduction in complexity compared with traditional methods of phased-array control. It brings together in one convenient, self-contained volume the many salient research results obtained over the past ten to fifteen years in laboratories around the world, including the California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The authors examine the underlying theoretical framework of coupled-oscillator systems, clearly explaining the linear and nonlinear formalisms used in the development of coupled-oscillator arrays, while introducing a variety of state-of-the-art methodologies, design solutions, and tools for applying this control scheme. Readers will find: Numerous implementation examples of coupled-oscillator array prototypes A continuum model that permits application of diffusion theory to the analysis of phase dynamics A demonstration of the array behavior through experimental results that validate the linearized theory Examples of how incorporating coupling delay restores causality, including the latest published results Guidance on how to accurately analyze and optimize coupled-oscillator arrays using modern simulation tools A review of current developments, including the design of compact couple-oscillator array antennas Complete with 150 diagrams and photographs, Coupled-Oscillator Based Active-Array Antennas is a highly useful tutorial for antenna designers and a valuable reference for researchers and engineers wishing to learn about this cutting-edge technology.

Proceedings Of The First World Congress Of Structural And Multidisciplinary Optimization

Author: Niels Olhoff
Publisher: Pergamon Pr
ISBN: 9780080422671
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The First World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO-1) was held in Goslar, Lower Saxony, Germany from 28 May to 2 June 1995. Its aim was to bring together, at a single international meeting, researchers and practitoners in the field of structural optimization. This aim was met and these proceedings contain contributed papers presented at WCSMO-1, demonstrating the strong activity, recent advances and increasing importance of the field of optimum design. The book facilitates overview and easy access to these papers by categorizing them under 26 topics of modern optimization and by providing author and keyword indices.

Modern Mathematical Methods Of Optimization

Author: Karl-Heinz Elster
Publisher: Vch Pub
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This monograph is a concise dissertation on recent advances in optimization and its applications to mathematical economy.