Image Processing Masterclass with Python

Sandipan Dey

SKU: 9789389898651


ISBN: 9789389898644
eISBN: 9789389898651
Authors: Sandipan Dey
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: March2021
Pages: 428
Dimension: 7.50*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Over 50 problems solved with classical algorithms + ML / DL models


  • Problem-driven approach to practice image processing. 
  • Practical usage of popular Python libraries: Numpy, Scipy, scikit-image, PIL and SimpleITK.
  • End-to-end demonstration of popular facial image processing challenges using MTCNN and Microsoft’s Cognitive Vision APIs.


This book starts with basic Image Processing and manipulation problems and demonstrates how to solve them with popular Python libraries and modules. It then concentrates on problems based on Geometric image transformations and problems to be solved with Image hashing. 

Next, the book focuses on solving problems based on Sampling, Convolution, Discrete Fourier transform, Frequency domain filtering and image restoration with deconvolution. It also aims at solving Image enhancement problems using different  algorithms such as spatial filters and create a super resolution image using SRGAN.

Finally, it explores popular facial image processing problems and solves them with Machine learning and Deep learning models using popular python ML / DL libraries.


  • Develop strong grip on the fundamentals of Image Processing and Image Manipulation.
  • Solve popular Image Processing problems using Machine Learning and Deep Learning models.
  • Working knowledge on Python libraries including numpy, scipy  and scikit-image.
  • Use popular Python Machine Learning packages such as scikit-learn, Keras and pytorch.
  • Live implementation of Facial Image Processing techniques such as Face Detection / Recognition / Parsing dlib and MTCNN.


This book is designed specially for computer vision users, machine learning engineers, image processing experts who are looking for solving modern image processing/computer vision challenges.

  1. Chapter 1: Basic Image & Video Processing
  2. Chapter 2: More Image Transformation and Manipulation
  3. Chapter 3: Sampling, Convolution and Discrete Fourier Transform
  4. Chapter 4: Discrete Cosine / Wavelet Transform and Deconvolution
  5. Chapter 5: Image Enhancement
  6. Chapter 6: More Image Enhancement
  7. Chapter 7: Face Image Processing

Sandipan Dey is a Data Scientist with a wide range of interests, covering topics such as Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Image Processing and Computer Vision. He has worked in numerous data science fields, such as recommender systems, predictive models for the events industry, sensor localization models, sentiment analysis, and device prognostics. He earned his master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and has published in a few IEEE data mining conferences and journals. He has also authored a couple of Image Processing books, published from an international publication house. He has earned certifications from 100+ MOOCs on data science and related courses. He is a regular blogger (at sandipanweb @wordpress, medium and data science central) and is a Machine Learning education enthusiast.

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