About the Author
Maria Petrou, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, London, UK
Professor Maria Petrou has been teaching image processing for more than 20 years, within both academic and industry settings. As well as co-authoring the first edition of Image Processing: The Fundamentals (1999), Professor Petrou has also co-authored Imaging Processing: Dealing with Texture (2006), both published by Wiley. She has recently co-edited a book on the human visual system published in July 2008 by Artech House. Professor Petrou has also published more than 10 book chapters.
Dr Costas Petrou, Independent software consultant, Thessaloniki, Greece
Dr Costas Petrou studied for his PhD in Electrical Engineering at UCL. He now works as an independent software consultant in Thessaloniki, Greece.