Chapter 4. Non-Stationary Grey Texture Images

  1. Maria Petrou1 and
  2. Pedro García Sevilla2

Published Online: 16 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047003534X.ch4

Image Processing: Dealing with Texture

Image Processing: Dealing with Texture

How to Cite

Petrou, M. and García Sevilla, P. (2006) Non-Stationary Grey Texture Images, in Image Processing: Dealing with Texture, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047003534X.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Imperial College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Jaume I University, Castellon, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470026281

Online ISBN: 9780470035344



  • non-stationary texture image;
  • local binary pattern approach;
  • uncertainty principle in image processing;
  • Gabor function;
  • prolate spheroidal sequence functions;
  • wavelets;
  • elements of pattern recognition;
  • Laws' and Walsh masks;
  • Wigner distribution


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The uncertainty principle and its implications in signal and image processing

  • Gabor functions

  • Prolate spheroidal sequence functions

  • Wavelets

  • Where Image Processing and Pattern Recognition meet

  • Laws' masks and the “what looks like where” space

  • Local binary patterns

  • The Wigner distribution