Sebastiano Battiato, Arcangelo Ranieri Bruna, Giuseppe Messina and Giovanni Puglisi
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all contributors of this book, and all
people working into the two involved research groups: Image Processing Lab (Catania
University) and Advanced System Technology, Catania Lab (STMicroelectronics). A
special thanks to Massimo Mancuso for having contributed with his extraordinary tenacity
and competence to establish an imaging R&D group in Catania. We also thank prof.
Giovanni Gallo for his invaluable help and support