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Optical Engineering

Comparison Study Of Nonlinear Filters In Image Processing Applications
Author(s): Yu-Shan Fong; Carlos A. Pomalaza-Raez; Xiao-Hua Wang
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Paper Abstract

Nonlinear filters are used in many applications, including speech and image processing, owing to their ability to suppress noise and preserve signal features such as edges. This study presents a performance evaluation of non-linear filters derived from the robust point estimation theory. The first part of the work is a classification of various approaches to nonlinear filtering into three types of estimators according to the process of the filter. The second part is a computer implementation and evaluation of all of the filters discussed. Finally, a summary of experimental results is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1989
PDF: 12 pages
Opt. Eng. 28(7) 287749 doi: 10.1117/12.7977031
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 28, Issue 7
Show Author Affiliations
Yu-Shan Fong, Clarkson University (United States)
Carlos A. Pomalaza-Raez, Clarkson University (United States)
Xiao-Hua Wang, Clarkson University (United States)

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