Issue No. 05 - May (1976 vol. 9)
A. Rosenfeld , University of Maryland
The development of techniques for the computer analysis of pictures and scenes began over 20 years ago. Most of the work in this field has been application-oriented; some of the major applications areas are automation (robot vision), cytology, radiology, high-energy physics, remote sensing, and document processing (character recognition). However, many of the techniques and algorithms, even if developed for a particular application, are also applicable in other areas.
J. Weszka and A. Rosenfeld, "Picture Recognition and Scene Analysis," in Computer, vol. 9, no. , pp. 28-38, 1976.