Re: importing images
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg8517] Re: importing images
- From: sch at mitre.org (Stu Schaffner)
- Date: Thu, 4 Sep 1997 02:20:11 -0400
- Organization: The MITRE Corp.
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
In article <5uij36$5d2 at smc.vnet.net>, Al Arduengo <exal at texas.net> wrote: > Greetings everyone, > > I am trying to utilize Mma 3.0 in my Image Processing course and have > run into a bit of a snag. It seems that it can DISPLAY many forms of > graphics, but I wish to be able to, say, import a 8-bit grayscale *.gif > file into mma as a matrix of grayscale values. The same would apply to > jpeg, tiff, and bmp files as well. Has anyone done this or is there a > kind soul who could shed some light on this subject for me? Thanks in > advance. > There's a kludgy but effective example in the Wavelet Explorer tutorials, if I recall correctly from awhile back. My primary reason for replying to this post is to enter a vote (a plea) for WRI to lower some of the many barriers between its own graphics world and the much larger graphical world around it. Certainly a "DeBabelizer" package would be an obvious first step. Also, I noticed that WRI was not an exhibitor at Siggraph '97. Stu Schaffner, not speaking for The MITRE Corp. sch at mitre.org