System overview. A) The ImageJ microscope can be used for rapid prototyping purposes. B) An image processing job is divided into several tasks. Image tiles are processed on a grid of standard PCs (compute nodes). Each node receives image tiles and processes predefined plug-ins. Results are merged using a domain specific implementation. C) Application to sharpness assessment.
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