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A logarithmic measure of image enhancement
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Paper Abstract

Image enhancement performance is currently judged subjectively, with no reliable manner of quantifying the results of an enhancement. Current quantitative measures rely on linear algorithms to determine contrast, leaving room for improvement. With the introduction of more complex enhancement algorithms, there is a need for an effective method of quantifying performance to select optimal parameters. In this paper, we present a logarithmic based image enhancement measure. We demonstrate its performance on real world images. The results will show the effectiveness of our measures to select optimal enhancement parameters for the enhancement algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6250, Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing for Military and Security Applications, 62500P (2 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665693
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Eric Wharton, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Sos Agaian, The Univ. of Texas at San Antonio (United States)
Karen Panetta, Tufts Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6250:
Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing for Military and Security Applications
Sos S. Agaian; Sabah A. Jassim, Editor(s)

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