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Three-dimensional imaging of objects in scattering medium by using statistical image processing
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, three-dimensional (3D) imaging of objects in scattering medium is presented. Synthetic Aperture Integral Imaging (SAII) technique is used to record multiple images with different perspectives. Each recorded image is degraded by light scattering. This degradation function can be modeled by Gaussian Theory. The unknown parameter mean of Gaussian distribution can be estimated by using Maximum Likelihood Estimation (MLE). The effects of scattering can be remedied by using estimated degradation function and statistical image processing techniques such as histogram stretching and matching. 3D scene can be visualized by computational 3D reconstruction algorithms of integral imaging. To show the ability of 3D object visualization in scattering medium, experimental results are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8043, Three-Dimensional Imaging, Visualization, and Display 2011, 80430K (19 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.883714
Show Author Affiliations
Myungjin Cho, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Bahram Javidi, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8043:
Three-Dimensional Imaging, Visualization, and Display 2011
Bahram Javidi; Jung-Young Son, Editor(s)

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