"Introduction to Imaging" by Howard Besser

Introduction to Imaging Issues in Constructing an Image Database Howard Besser, Jennifer Trant

Publication date:
01 Dec 1995
Getty Art History Information Program
48 pages: 254 x 178mm
36 colour and 6 b&w illustrations, 8 diagrams, glossary, bibliography

This text introduces the technology of digital imaging and illustrates the choices that must be made when images are digitized. The text explains the creation of digital image databases, how to integrate them with other imformation sources and how to interchange visual information among a variety of computerized systems. The book recommends strategies to ensure that future technology developments will not foreclose the options for upgrading databases. It is directed to curators, librarians, collection managers, administrators, scholars and students, and those whose professional work has been changed by this technology.