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JACIII Vol.14 No.2 pp. 200-207
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2010.p0200
(2010)

Paper:

Image Enhancement Based on Nonlinear Smoothing and Sharpening for Noisy Images

Go Tanaka, Noriaki Suetake, and Eiji Uchino

Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University, 1677-1 Yoshida, Yamaguchi 753-8512, Japan

Received:
August 12, 2009
Accepted:
December 14, 2009
Published:
March 20, 2010
Keywords:
image enhancement, image sharpening, noise removal, unsharp masking, ε-filter
Abstract

The novel image enhancement approach we propose is based on blending the ε-filtering and a conventional unsharp masking. The proposed selective unsharp masking is especially effective in enhancing noisy images corrupted by Gaussian noise, as confirmed in image enhancement experiments.

Cite this article as:
Go Tanaka, Noriaki Suetake, and Eiji Uchino, “Image Enhancement Based on Nonlinear Smoothing and Sharpening for Noisy Images,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.14, No.2, pp. 200-207, 2010.
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