Charles Babbage, sometimes referred to as the "father of computing".
Object detection for a stop sign.
Ada Lovelace published the first algorithm intended for processing on a computer.
An example of clustering in machine learning.
An example of how the 2D Fourier transform can be used to remove unwanted information from an X-ray scan.

Many of these originate from computer science, as well as other branches of engineering such as computer engineering, electrical engineering, and bioengineering.

- Information engineering (field)

This field plays important role in information theory, telecommunications, information engineering and has applications in medical image computing and speech synthesis, among others.

- Computer science
Charles Babbage, sometimes referred to as the "father of computing".

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A picture showing scratches on the readable surface of a CD-R. Music and data CDs are coded using error correcting codes and thus can still be read even if they have minor scratches using error detection and correction.

Information theory

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Scientific study of the quantification, storage, and communication of digital information.

Scientific study of the quantification, storage, and communication of digital information.

A picture showing scratches on the readable surface of a CD-R. Music and data CDs are coded using error correcting codes and thus can still be read even if they have minor scratches using error detection and correction.

The field is at the intersection of probability theory, statistics, computer science, statistical mechanics, information engineering, and electrical engineering.

A T1 weighted MR image of the brain of a patient with a meningioma after injection of an MRI contrast agent (top left), and the same image with the result of an interactive segmentation overlaid in green (3D model of the segmentation on the top right, axial and coronal views at the bottom).

Medical image computing

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A T1 weighted MR image of the brain of a patient with a meningioma after injection of an MRI contrast agent (top left), and the same image with the result of an interactive segmentation overlaid in green (3D model of the segmentation on the top right, axial and coronal views at the bottom).
CT image (left), PET image (center) and overlay of both (right) after correct registration.
Volume rendering (left), axial cross-section (right top), and sagittal cross-section (right bottom) of a CT image of a subject with multiple nodular lesions (white line) in the lung.
A mid-axial slice of the ICBM diffusion tensor image template. Each voxel's value is a tensor represented here by an ellipsoid. Color denotes principal orientation: red = left-right, blue=inferior-superior, green = posterior-anterior

Medical image computing (MIC) is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of computer science, information engineering, electrical engineering, physics, mathematics and medicine.