Automatic intensity-pair distribution for image contrast enhancement

Nai Ching Wang, Shen Chuan Tai

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Intensity-pair distribution was recently proposed to enhance the contrast of an image. There are several parameters provided in that algorithm for users to control the enhancement. With a proper combination of parameters, the algorithm provides satisfying contrast enhancement without noise amplification, unnatural look, and other common drawbacks that are seen in previous work, but there is no effective method of parameter selection mentioned. In this paper, we proposed an effective criterion based on human visual system to decide a proper combination of parameters. With an appropriate combination of parameters, we can take the most advantage of that algorithm. Automation of parameter selection can easily be done by iteratively using the proposed algorithm. We presented experimental results to compare results of contrast enhancement with proper and improper combinations of parameters.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing, ISCCSP2008
Pages566-571
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event2008 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing, ISCCSP2008 - St. Julians, Malta
Duration: 2008 Mar 122008 Mar 14

Publication series

Name2008 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing, ISCCSP 2008

Other

Other2008 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing, ISCCSP2008
Country/TerritoryMalta
CitySt. Julians
Period08-03-1208-03-14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Signal Processing
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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