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Implementation of the algorithm

The algorithm is implemented by the code in a conventional for loop, which begins in Listing 4 .

Listing 4 . Beginning of the for loop.
for(int cnt = 0;cnt<pixels.length;cnt++){ pixel = pixels[cnt];green = pixel.getGreen();blue = pixel.getBlue();

The loop iterates through the array of Pixel data, modifying the colors in one pixel during each iteration.

The length property of the array object

Every array object in Java contains a length property that contains the number of elements in the array. The value of this property is used in theconditional clause in the for loop in Listing 4 to establish when the end of the array has been reached in order to terminate the loop.

Get reference to the next Pixel object

The first statement inside the for loop in Listing 4 gets a reference to a Pixel object from the next array element. That reference is stored in the local variable of type Pixel named pixel that was declared in Listing 3 .

Get the red and green color values for the current pixel

Having gotten a reference to the Pixel object, the next statement calls the getGreen method on that reference to get and save the value of the green color component in the current pixel.

Similarly, the statement following that one gets and saves the value of the blue color component in the current pixel.

Both values are returned as type int , and can range in value from 0 up to and including 255.

Objective is to scale the green and blue color values

Recall that the objective is to scale the green and blue color values on a column by column basis, going from left to right across the image shown in Figure 1 in order to produce the output image shown in Figure 2 .

Organization of the pixel data

The pixel data is stored in the array on a row by row basis. In other words, the first width elements contain references to pixels in the first row of pixels going from left to right across the screen. The next width elements contain references to pixels in the second row of pixels, etc.

Compute the column number and scale factors

Listing 5 uses the modulus operator to compute the column number for each Pixel object.

Listing 5 . Compute the column number and scale factors.
//Compute the column number and use it to compute // the scale factor.int col = cnt%width;greenScale = (double)(width - col)/width; blueScale = (double)(col)/width;

An exercise for the student

Knowing the column number in which the pixel is located, the next step is to compute the green and blue scale factors necessary to satisfy the algorithm.

I will leave it as an exercise for the student to think about how the expressions contained in the last two statements in Listing 5 cause the two scale factors to vary linearly from left to right across the image in accordance with the requirements of the algorithm. (Think about the equation of a straight line from your high school math classes.)

Apply the scale factors

The Pixel class contains methods named setRed , setGreen , and setBlue that can be called to set the color values for the pixel represented by a Pixel object.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
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What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
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Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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Damian Reply
absolutely yes
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s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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