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Real-Time Image Enhancement Using 3 x 3 Pixel Neighborhood Operator Functions
Author(s): Joseph E. Hall; James D. Awtrey
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Paper Abstract

A new type of silicon charge coupled device (CCD) imager which provides nine simultaneous video outputs representing a 3 x 3 pixel block that scans the imaging array has been used to emphasize edges and fine detail in various images. The device can also compensate for nonuniform scene illumination. Experimental results indicate that the device can be used to combine real-time analog image processing with subsequent digital processing to form a powerful image acquisition and processing system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1979
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0207, Applications of Digital Image Processing III, (28 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.958236
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Joseph E. Hall, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
James D. Awtrey, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0207:
Applications of Digital Image Processing III
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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