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By Thomas M. Laue, Joseph B. Austin, David A. Rau (auth.), Christine Wandrey, Helmut Cölfen (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3540296158

ISBN-13: 9783540296157

The 14th overseas Symposium on Analytical Ultracentrifugation used to be held in March 2005 on the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. This publication provides a complete number of 21 contributions from prime scientists during this box overlaying a large spectrum of subject matters and featuring contemporary development referring to instrumentation, info research and modeling, organic structures, debris, colloids, man made macromolecules, interacting systems.

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3] estimate this frequency as the number of pixels separating two fringes in an image. This step has to be done manually and the authors recommend that optimal target frequency be re-estimated for each new experiment. Contrarily, our algorithm makes no assumptions about the harmonic nature of the pixel column. Not relying on a harmonic representation gives our algorithm two important advantages. First, the algorithm requires no manual intervention or re-calibration from run to run. g. images with nonuniform spacing between the curves, or optically-distorted images where the middle of the image is magnified and contains fewer curves than the edges (lens effect).

Yphantis et. al. [3] estimate this frequency as the number of pixels separating two fringes in an image. This step has to be done manually and the authors recommend that optimal target frequency be re-estimated for each new experiment. Contrarily, our algorithm makes no assumptions about the harmonic nature of the pixel column. Not relying on a harmonic representation gives our algorithm two important advantages. First, the algorithm requires no manual intervention or re-calibration from run to run.

Intensities are given in arbitrary units. As aforementioned, this matrix can be represented as an intensity surface (Fig. 2), where elevation is proportional to light intensity at that point. Accordingly, boundaries between light and dark regions will correspond to steep slopes in the intensity surface, and vectors {dx,dy} are precisely the vectors that are tangential to these slopes. This observation leads to a procedure for obtaining the tangent vectors: 1. For each coordinate ( j, i) in the digitized photograph we compute the numerical gradient: G xj,i = Vj,i+1 − Vj,i y G j,i = Vj+1,i − Vj,i .

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