Theses and Dissertations - UTRGV

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (MSIS)



First Advisor

Dr. Natalia V. Guevara

Second Advisor

Dr. Juan Guevara Jr.

Third Advisor

Dr. Edgar Corpuz


In this report, a variety of cellular dynamics are enhanced and analyzed utilizing various algorithms and filter for contrast enhancement. This report will also illustrate the underlying complexities of processing compressed data received from certain type of sensors, their default applications, various methods in converting compressed data to compatible universal uncompressed formats allowed in scientific applications, various methods of image and video capture, guidelines in ethical image manipulation, various methods of frame extraction, and analyzing/processing video images. These methods and processes purposely utilize freeware and public domain software to lower the cost of reproducibility for all.


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