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This library spans a comprehensive curriculum in digital image / signal processing. These texts are not recent, but their theory is sound and long-lived. Many products that formerly required custom-designed high speed hardware now can be implemented in software on commercial off-the-shelf microprocessors: multicore CPU chips offer affordable SIMD / MIMD parallelism opportunities; and some commercially-available graphics cards qualify as massively parallel processors. I remain skeptical about the practical value of so-called machine intelligence (different from alphanumeric brute force data mining).

by James L. Melsa and Donald G. Schultz

Introduction to linear control systems and the concept of *a sufficient set of state variables*.

by James L. Melsa

c1970 softcover book containing 129 pages of FORTRAN-coded programs solving linear control theory common problems.

by George R. Cooper and Clare D. McGillem

Introduction to signal representation, processing and analysis.

by Henry Ruston and Joseph Bordogna

A comprehensive discussion of filter mathematics and analog filter design.

by Mischa Schwartz

Introduction to signal transmission and detection in noisy environments.

by Kurt Gieck

A collection of formulae and mathematics utilized throughout engineering disciplines.

by Philip F. Panter

Communications system design guidelines and considerations.

by Bell Telephone Laboratories staff

Communications system design guidelines and considerations.

by James L. Melsa and Andrew P. Sage

Introduction to stochastic process theory.

Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory, Part II: Nonlinear Modulation Theory

by H. L. Van Trees

Part I is the classic text for linear signal detectors, estimators and discriminators. Part II is the classic text for nonlinear signal detectors, estimators and discriminators.

by Donald L. Snyder

[Prepublication manuscript] This text discusses the mathematics of Poisson finite-memory random point processes.

by Zvi Kohavi

Introduction to finite state machines (e.g., digital discriminator logic design).

by Harvey M. Wagner

Readable treatment of Operations Research fundamental concepts.

by David G. Luenburger

Introduction to optimal estimation.

by Edward M. Mikhail with contributions by F. Ackermann

Comprehensive and readable treatment of optimal estimation.

by William Fuller

Rigorous treatment of stochastic process theory.

Queueing Systems -- Volume II: Computer Applications

by Leonard Kleinrock

Queueing systems are appropriate models for operating systems, MIMD digital signal processors and for sizing digital memory buffers. Somewhat replaced by simulation in our era of inexpensive computation.

by Alan V. Oppenheim and Ronald W. Schafer

Classic text discussing one- and two-dimensional digital signal representation and processing.

by Lawrence R. Rabiner and Charles M. Rader (ed.)

c1972 selected papers in digital filtering, the FFT and the effects of finite-word-length computation. (64-bit register length microprocessors somewhat solve the third problem.)

edited by the Digital Signal Processing Committee, IEEE Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Society

c1976 selected papers in one- and two-dimensional digital signal processing, and fast algorithm realizations.

edited by the Digital Signal Processing Committee, IEEE Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Society

c1979 FORTRAN source code listings for well-known digital signal processing algorithms.

by Kenneth R. Castleman, Jr.

A readable introduction to digital image processing.

by William K. Pratt

Mathematically-rigorous treatment of digital image processing.

edited by J. K. Aggarwal, R. O. Duda and Azriel Rosenfeld

c1977 description of image analysis algorithms. Illustrates questionable value of some results.

edited by Ashok K. Agrawala

c1977 description of pattern recognition algorithms. Illustrates questionable value of some results.

by Ralph Bernstein (ed.)

c1978 selected papers discussing remotely-sensed image processing and analysis.

Digital Image Processing and Analysis: Volume 2 -- Digital Image Analysis

by Rama Chellappa and Alexander A. Sawchuk

c1985 selected papers discussing digital image transforms, models, compression, enhancement and restoration. Included annotated photographs (blob detection) illustrate questionable value of some results.

by Philip C. Jackson, Jr.

A readable introduction to artificial intelligence.

by Berthold Klaus Paul Horn

Use of binocular imagery and artificial intelligence in robotics.

edited by N. K. Bose

c1979 synergistic processing of signals from multiple sources.

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