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Designing dither matrices using a human visual model
Author(s): Chee-Hung Henry Chu; W. Watunyuta
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Paper Abstract

An optimization approach to the design of dither matrices used in the dispersed-dot digital halftoning method is described. Digital halftoning techniques are used to render continuous- tone images on high resolution binary display devices. An important class of digital halftoning techniques are the ones that convert a gray level in an image into a binary pattern. The design of such patterns is important to reduce visible artifacts so as to render the image with higher fidelity. An approach to design based on shaping the spectrum of the dithering signal according to a model of the human visual system is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 August 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1666, Human Vision, Visual Processing, and Digital Display III, (27 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135962
Show Author Affiliations
Chee-Hung Henry Chu, Univ. of Southwestern Louisiana (United States)
W. Watunyuta, Univ. of Southwestern Louisiana (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1666:
Human Vision, Visual Processing, and Digital Display III
Bernice E. Rogowitz, Editor(s)

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