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A New Hybrid Multifocus Image Fusion Model Using Single Optimum Gabor Filter

Sanjay Agrawal, Rutuparna Panda, Swati Kumari, Lingraj Dora, Ajith Abraham
2019 Revue d'intelligence artificielle : Revue des Sciences et Technologies de l'Information  
Generally, the methods suggested for image fusion (IF) suffers from computational complexity. In this context, we suggest a new hybrid multifocus IF model using a single optimum Gabor filter.  ...  A new patch is created for fusion based on the Gabor energy feature value of each pixel in the patch.  ...  PROPOSED METHODOLOGY This paper suggests a novel hybrid fusion scheme for multifocus images utilizing a single optimum Gabor filter.  ... 
doi:10.18280/ria.330205 fatcat:fo4zh4siojhkzk6cp3mpod2o5u

Adopting and Implementation of Self Organizing Feature Map for Image Fusion

Anna Saro Vijendran
2012 International Journal of Information Sciences and Techniques  
Image Fusion is to integrate complementary and redundant information from multiple images of the same scene to create a single composite image that contains all the important features of the original images  ...  Experimental results demonstrate that, for the quality multifocus image fusion, the proposed method performs better than some popular image fusion methods in both subjective and objective qualities.  ...  Although pixel-level fusion is a local operation, transform domain algorithms create the fused image globally.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijist.2012.2607 fatcat:yosb7lk6frdpznundbrp63jlfq

Multi-focus image fusion based on salient edge information within adaptive focus-measuring windows

P. W. Huang, Cheng-I Chen, Phen-Lan Lin
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
In this paper, we propose a new fusion scheme for multi-focus images based on some special edge information called discriminative edge points.  ...  Experimental results show that our fusion scheme outperforms other methods in the literature. Keywords-multifocus image fusion, discriminative edge points, focus measure, false edge I.  ...  CONCLUSION In this paper, we propose a new fusion scheme for multifocus images based on a new focus measure.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2009.5346728 dblp:conf/smc/ChenHL09 fatcat:jc5w55me45ex3ofsfyihtl7s2q

Anisotropic Diffusion for Details Enhancement in Multiexposure Image Fusion

Harbinder Singh, Vinay Kumar, Sunil Bhooshan
2013 ISRN Signal Processing  
Moreover, our technique is effective for blending flash/no-flash image pair and multifocus images, that is, images focused on different targets.  ...  Proposed algorithm skipping complex High Dynamic Range Image (HDRI) generation and tone mapping steps to produce detail preserving image for display on standard dynamic range display devices.  ...  They would like to thank Rui Shen for providing images for analysis purpose.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/928971 fatcat:cjvpifu2hna53lv3u3pudejytq

A Novel Two Step Region Based Multifocus Image Fusion Method

Tanish Zaveri, Mukesh Zaveri
2010 International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering  
Image fusion is a process of combining multiple input images of the same scene into a single fused image, which preserves relevant information and also retains the important features from each of the original  ...  In this paper, a novel region based image fusion method is proposed. The literature review shows that region based image fusion algorithm performs better than pixel based fusion method.  ...  Rather than focusing A Novel Two Step Region Based Multifocus Image Fusion Method Tanish Zaveri, Member, IACSIT, Mukesh Zaveri 87 on local features, our approach aims at extracting the global information  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcee.2010.v2.118 fatcat:stg7bbfa6rhj5flbj664afwtfq

Non Subsampled Shearlet Transform Based Fusion of Multiple Exposure Images

Vivek Ramakrishnan, D. J. Pete
2020 SN Computer Science  
Fusion of multiple exposure images has attracted attention over the past decade and several algorithms have been developed, so as to capture the entire dynamic range of the scene in a single image.  ...  Capturing images with changes in exposure settings leads to a set of multiple exposure images with different areas of the scene highlighted in different image.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Tom Mertens, Jan Kautz and Frank Van Reeth for providing us with code of Exposure Fusion algorithm and also with the set of multiple exposure house images in  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-020-00343-4 fatcat:e5o7c5bzcrdxfc7ta6vbcdddmy

Objective Quality Assessment for Multiexposure Multifocus Image Fusion

Rania Hassen, Zhou Wang, Magdy M. A. Salama
2015 IEEE Transactions on Image Processing  
Here, we propose a method for objective quality assessment of multiexposure multifocus image fusion based on the evaluation of three key factors of fused image quality: 1) contrast preservation; 2) sharpness  ...  Index Terms-Image fusion, image quality assessment, local phase coherence, multi-focus image fusion, multi-exposure image fusion. .  ...  , a detailed sky, and a non-noisy foreground.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tip.2015.2428051 pmid:25935035 fatcat:aslp6trljjffvef4jooacbhexi

Deraining and Desnowing Algorithm on Adaptive Tolerance and Dual-tree Complex Wavelet Fusion

Jingfeng Zang, Ningxue Xu, Riu Liu, Yuhuan Shi
2020 International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence  
First, this paper introduces the main work of the adaptive tolerance method for the video of dynamic scenes. Second, the algorithm of dual-tree complex wavelet fusion is analyzed and introduced.  ...  Using principal component analysis fusion rules to process low-frequency sub-bands, the fusion rule of local energy matching is used to process the high-frequency sub-bands.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was financially supported by the Scientific and Technological Development Scheme of Jilin Province (No.20170312021ZX).  ... 
doi:10.9781/ijimai.2020.11.014 fatcat:m3365juklnhclc2thdwq22vxba

Compressed Sensing Based on the Single Layer Wavelet Transform for Image Fusion

Guohui Yang, Wude Xu, Bo Zheng, Fanglan Ma, Xuhui Yang, Hongwei Ma, Hongxia Zhang, Genliang Han
2016 Journal of Computer and Communications  
In this paper, a new method of combination single layer wavelet transform and compressive sensing is proposed for image fusion.  ...  Finally, the fused image could be reconstructed by the inverse wavelet transform. The experiments show the proposed method provides promising fusion performance with a low computational complexity.  ...  The associate editor coordinating the review of this manuscript and approving it for publication was Dr. Bo Zheng.  ... 
doi:10.4236/jcc.2016.415010 fatcat:ae7zdk4tqrdmpintwycjkwfy6q

An investigation of image fusion algorithms using a visual performance-based image evaluation methodology

Kelly E. Neriani, Alan R. Pinkus, David W. Dommett, Ivan Kadar
2008 Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition XVII  
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching data sources, gathering and maintaining  ...  Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to  ...  The authors investigated a maximum likelihood scheme, a nearest-neighbor scheme, a piecewise sequential scheme, a neural network strategy, and two different decision fusion schemes.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.779752 fatcat:plise3knpvalvfky6ei5lahk5u

Image matting for fusion of multi-focus images in dynamic scenes

Shutao Li, Xudong Kang, Jianwen Hu, Bin Yang
2013 Information Fusion  
Experimental results demonstrate the superiority of the proposed method over traditional multi-focus image fusion methods, especially for those images in dynamic scenes.  ...  In this paper, we address the problem of fusing multi-focus images in dynamic scenes.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the editor and anonymous reviewers for their detailed review, valuable comments and constructive suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.inffus.2011.07.001 fatcat:ybkktevunrhfda2rt7axrr4tsy

A Comprehensive Survey Analysis for Present Solutions of Medical Image Fusion and Future Directions

Osama Faragallah, Heba El-Hoseny, Walid El-Shafai, Wael Abd El-Rahman, Hala S. El-sayed, El-Sayed El-Rabaie, Fathi Abd El-Samie, Gamal G.N. Geweid
2020 IEEE Access  
To maximize medical images utilization for the purpose of diagnosis, medical imaging fusion trend has appeared as a hot research field.  ...  Generally, medical images are used for the diagnosis purpose. Each type of acquired images has some merits and limitations.  ...  In [63] the authors proposed a new scheme for a multifocus fusion procedure that is based on uniform discrete curvelet transform.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3048315 fatcat:w6zvzwmczvbtjhizasebsylebu

TransFuse: A Unified Transformer-based Image Fusion Framework using Self-supervised Learning [article]

Linhao Qu, Shaolei Liu, Manning Wang, Shiman Li, Siqi Yin, Qin Qiao, Zhijian Song
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In this study, we design a novel encoder-decoder based image fusion framework and propose a destruction-reconstruction based self-supervised training scheme to encourage the network to learn task-specific  ...  In addition, we design a new encoder that combines CNN and Transformer for feature extraction, so that the trained model can exploit both local and global information.  ...  (a) Pixel intensity non-linear transformation for multi-modal image fusion.  ... 
arXiv:2201.07451v1 fatcat:ynq4ep4xv5cohobo2rawxinonq

Joint Fusion and Blind Restoration For Multiple Image Scenarios With Missing Data

N. Mitianoudis, T. Stathaki
2007 Computer journal  
The common assumption for most fusion approaches is the existence of a high-quality reference image signal for all image parts in all input sensor images.  ...  The authors propose a combined spatial-domain method of fusion and restoration in order to identify these common degraded areas in the fused image and use a regularised restoration approach to enhance  ...  We can devise a heuristic thresholding scheme in order to identify these areas of weak local activity, i.e. possible degraded areas in all input images for fusion.  ... 
doi:10.1093/comjnl/bxm068 fatcat:g5tkurwvkfhavk4vahjebd4c5y

Pixel-level image fusion with simultaneous orthogonal matching pursuit

Bin Yang, Shutao Li
2012 Information Fusion  
Thus, this paper proposes a novel image fusion scheme using the signal sparse representation theory.  ...  Pixel-level image fusion integrates the information from multiple images of one scene to get an informative image which is more suitable for human visual perception or further image-processing.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their detailed review, valuable comments, and constructive suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.inffus.2010.04.001 fatcat:66o35dgrqjfpfbdrn2efwira2y
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