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A review on brightness preserving contrast enhancement methods for digital image
Author(s): Md Arifur Rahman; Shilong Liu; Ruowei Li; Hongkun Wu; San Chi Liu; Mahmuda Rawnak Jahan; Ngaiming Kwok
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Paper Abstract

Image enhancement is an imperative step for many vision based applications. For image contrast enhancement, popular methods adopt the principle of spreading the captured intensities throughout the allowed dynamic range according to predefined distributions. However, these algorithms take little or no consideration into account of maintaining the mean brightness of the original scene, which is of paramount importance to carry the true scene illumination characteristics to the viewer. Though there have been significant amount of reviews on contrast enhancement methods published, updated review on overall brightness preserving image enhancement methods is still scarce. In this paper, a detailed survey is performed on those particular methods that specifically aims to maintain the overall scene illumination characteristics while enhancing the digital image.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 2018
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10615, Ninth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2017), 106152S (10 April 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2302616
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Md Arifur Rahman, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Shilong Liu, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Ruowei Li, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Hongkun Wu, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
San Chi Liu, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Mahmuda Rawnak Jahan, Military Univ. of Science and Technology (Bangladesh)
Ngaiming Kwok, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10615:
Ninth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2017)
Hui Yu; Junyu Dong, Editor(s)

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