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Multilevel stack filtering for image processing applications
Author(s): Tong Sun; Bing Zeng; Yrjo A. Neuvo
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, an optimal multilevel stack filtering algorithm (the stack filters used at each level are designed to be optimal) is introduced. Optimal multilevel stack filter is capable of considering a larger window mask than an optimal stack filter. Multilevel unidirectional stack filters and multilevel bidirectional stack filters are studied in particular. Design of an optimal multilevel stack filter is similar to the design of an optimal stack filter where the compare-and- select algorithm can be used. However, the design procedure needs to be adapted to operation on more than one level. Several design examples are presented showing the good performance of the proposed method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1658, Nonlinear Image Processing III, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58366
Show Author Affiliations
Tong Sun, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Bing Zeng, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Yrjo A. Neuvo, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1658:
Nonlinear Image Processing III
Edward R. Dougherty; Jaakko T. Astola; Charles G. Boncelet Jr., Editor(s)

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