Issue No.08 - August (1977 vol.10)
E.C. Lyons , Comtal Corporation
The evolution of digital image processing can be viewed as a microcosm of the general data processing field. Originally established as a batch-type operation with only a handful of practitioners and a few applications, it has exhibited a steadily increasing growth rate, prompted by many of the same factors which have been responsible for the vast expansion in general data processing.
E.C. Lyons, "Digital Image Processing: an Overview", Computer, vol.10, no. 8, pp. 12-14, August 1977, doi:10.1109/C-M.1977.217813