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Interactive visualization of hyperspectral images of historical documents.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20975185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This paper presents an interactive visualization tool to study and analyze hyperspectral images (HSI) of historical documents. This work is part of a collaborative effort with the Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands (NAN) and Art Innovation, a manufacturer of hyperspectral imaging hardware designed for old and fragile documents. The NAN is actively capturing HSI of historical documents for use in a variety of tasks related to the analysis and management of archival collections, from ink and paper analysis to monitoring the effects of environmental aging. To assist their work, we have developed a comprehensive visualization tool that offers an assortment of visualization and analysis methods, including interactive spectral selection, spectral similarity analysis, time-varying data analysis and visualization, and selective spectral band fusion. This paper describes our visualization software and how it is used to facilitate the tasks needed by our collaborators. Evaluation feedback from our collaborators on how this tool benefits their work is included.
Authors:
Seon Joo Kim; Shaojie Zhuo; Fanbo Deng; Chi-Wing Fu; Michael S Brown
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1077-2626     ISO Abbreviation:  IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-26     Completed Date:  2010-12-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9891704     Medline TA:  IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1441-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
National University of Singapore. kimsj@comp.nus.edu.sg
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