Azriel Rosenfeld (February 19, 1931 - February 22, 2004) - american scientist in the field of image processing. He got Ph.D. (dissertation: Learning Structural Descriptions from Examples) from Columbia University in 1957.
He was (co-)author and editor of several books, including:
- Picture Processing by Computer, Academic-Press, New York, 1969 (first textbook about computer vision);
- A. Rosenfeld and А. С. Как, Digital Picture Processing, Academic Press, New York, 1976; 2nd ed. (2 vols.), 1982.
- Picture Languages, Academic Press, New York, 1979.
He was famous by releasing annual reviews of important articles in computer vision.
His homepage was http://www.cfar.umd.edu/~ar/
Internet Archive version http://wayback.archive.org/web/*/http://www.cfar.umd.edu/~ar/
Wikipedia entry is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azriel_Rosenfeld