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Novel nonlinear filter for image enhancement
Author(s): Tian-Hu Yu; Sanjit K. Mitra; James F. Kaiser
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Paper Abstract

Recently, a very simple nonlinear algorithm, the so-called Teager's algorithm, has been introduced to calculate the energy of a 1D sequence. In this paper, this algorithm is extended to 2D signals and applied to the constant enhancement of images. Initial simulation results indicate that the proposed approach yield a superior and visually pleasing enhancement of natural images. The new algorithm is very simple and permits fast implementation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1452, Image Processing Algorithms and Techniques II, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45370
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Tian-Hu Yu, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (Hong Kong)
Sanjit K. Mitra, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
James F. Kaiser, Bell Communications Research (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1452:
Image Processing Algorithms and Techniques II
Mehmet Reha Civanlar; Sanjit K. Mitra; Robert J. Moorhead II, Editor(s)

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