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An Efficient Hybrid Spatial Filter for Removal of Speckle Noise in Ultrasound Image

Chetan Prakash Khalane, Prof V. D Shinde
max) for speckle reduction in abstraction domain.  ...  Many number of hybrid filtering approaches are introduced for speckle reduction in ultrasound image. we have a tendency to focus on hybrid filter such as, Modified Median(N4 max) and Modified Median(ND  ...  In this paper we proposed a method for speckle noise reduction using enhanced sticks filtering technique II.  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijireeice.2018.6119 fatcat:fuk7g4k6hjaxnftnfqastkq7ei

Speckle noise reduction in SAR images using a new morphological filter

Ahmed Saleh, Ezz Abdelkawy, Tarek Mahmoud
2010 The International Conference on Electrical Engineering  
Several adaptive and non-adaptive filters are widely used for despeckling in SAR images.  ...  For performance measurements, four parameters were evaluated to test the filter ability to attenuate the speckle noise and keep target information.  ...  EE293 -8 mean parameter i.e. the filtered image keeps almost information of the SAR .The main disadvantage of the new improved method is low value for edge index parameter (EI) for large filter window  ... 
doi:10.21608/iceeng.2010.33256 fatcat:xjyfditzencrtnvcprstdkurxa

Performance Analysis of Different Spatial Filters used in Speckle Denoising

Shilpa Joshi, R. K.
2017 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The varieties include Speckle noise, Gaussian noise, Salt and pepper noise. It is a difficult task to separate noise from an image while maintaining the desired information and quality of an image.  ...  Over a period, various speckle reduction techniques have been developed by researchers did not represent a comprehensive method that takes all the constraints into consideration.  ...  In this paper, for speckle denoising four non-linear spatial mean filters as well as four linear median filters along with some special filters are studied.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2017912986 fatcat:omn6u4wwxzft5e2psokhi5qlme

Comprehensive Survey on SAR Image Despeckling Techniques

Devi Devapal, S. S. Kumar, Christy Jojy
2015 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Unwanted data which affects the actual details of the image is called as noise. Inherent property of SAR is Speckle Noise of multiplicative nature which degrades SAR image quality.  ...  The backscattered echoes from objects undergo interference constructively and destructively which results in speckled image. The process of removing speckle noise is called as despeckling.  ...  Kaun is an adaptive noise smoothing filter. It adapts to local changes in image statistics based on a Non-stationary Mean, Non-stationary Variance (NMNV) image model.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2015/v8i24/82651 fatcat:kpgdeyrqazgfvl5xdyh4o3iyve

Performance Analysis Survey of Various SAR Image Despeckling Techniques

A. Rajamani, V. Krishnaveni
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This paper presents the various important techniques available till date for the removal of speckle noise from SAR images and each technique with its own advantages and limitations are described.  ...  However, these images are affected with granular noise termed as Speckle noise.  ...  Non Local Means (NL-means) is a new measure for denoising and is based on non local averaging of all pixels in the image.  ... 
doi:10.5120/15584-4254 fatcat:ld7hmft4cbeqje2conp3eroojm

An Effective Hybrid Algorithm for De-Speckling the Speckle Noise in SAR Images

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
In this paper we implemented a better methodology for de-speckling Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery by way of using Fuzzy Discontinuity adaptive Non neighborhood potential filter.  ...  it can be a satisfactory filter for de-speckling.  ...  First the input image with speckle noise is given to the fuzzy filter and it is further combined with the discontinuity adaptive non local means filter to provide good removal of speckle noise.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.a1051.1091s19 fatcat:x3ka2ewgbbdurazc3jfdbj34ve

A Study of Speckle Noise Reduction Filters

Jyoti Jaybhay, Rajveer Shastri
2015 Signal & Image Processing An International Journal  
Different filters have been developed as Mean and Median filters, Statistic Lee filter, Statistic Kuan filter, Frost filter, Srad filter. This paper reviews filters used to remove speckle noise.  ...  Till now many researchers worked to remove speckle noise using frequency domain methods, temporal methods, and adaptive methods.  ...  Section III reviews the different filters used for speckle noise reduction as 1.Scalar filters and 2.Adaptive filters. Section IV reviews performance metrics and section V concludes the review.  ... 
doi:10.5121/sipij.2015.6306 fatcat:l4xniooxcbhxdpmshcms7rayoq

Survey in Existing Non-Local Means Algorithm for Noise Reduction

Arti Singh, Ram Singar
2017 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In this paper, only survey on the existing non-local means algorithm for noise reduction which is taken from many devices like camera or other digital gadgets.  ...  Sometimes digital images are faces problem called noise. For this problem, we study non-local means algorithm. In this algorithm uses a self-similarity concept, called "non-local means algorithm".  ...  Bayesian Non local mean filter introduced how improve performance of filter for noise reduction .In this algorithm, we find better parameters for filter size of adaptive dictionary and noise variance are  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2017913751 fatcat:bfzl67xvl5gqnikkwk3kkblbxi

Study of Single Scale Spatial Adaptive Filters, Diffusion Filters and Multi Scale Filters for Speckle Noise Suppression

Gagandeep Kaur, Bhupinder Singh
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Anisotropic Diffusion filter and Speckle Reduction Anisotropic Diffusion filter)that are widely used for speckle reduction in biomedical ultrasound B-scan images.  ...  Keywords Ultrasound imaging, speckle, single scale spatial adaptive filters, multi scale filters, anisotropic diffusion filters, shrinkage methods.  ...  Frost Filter The Frost filter [13] is an adaptive filter which assumes a negative exponential distribution for speckle noise and uses local image statistics in the filtering process.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2016908517 fatcat:4gf52gkvrjhvhbrqz2ihcl36n4

Nonlocal means-based speckle filtering for ultrasound images

Pierrick Coupe, Pierre Hellier, Charles Kervrann, Christian Barillot
2009 IEEE Transactions on Image Processing  
In this paper, an adaptation of the Non Local (NL-) means filter is proposed for speckle reduction in ultrasound (US) images.  ...  Originally developed for additive white Gaussian noise, we propose to use a Bayesian framework to derive a NL-means filter adapted to a relevant ultrasound noise model.  ...  METHOD The previously mentioned approaches for speckle reduction are based on the so-called locally adaptive recovery paradigm [40] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tip.2009.2024064 pmid:19482578 pmcid:PMC2784081 fatcat:mlchqasgfng2jcpuedvqpjdimm

Bayesian non local means-based speckle filtering

Pierrick Coupe, Pierre Hellier, Charles Kervrann, Christian Barillot
2008 2008 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro  
In this paper, a new version of the Non Local (NL) Means filter adapted for US images is proposed.  ...  Originally developed for Gaussian noise removal, a Bayesian framework is used to adapt the NL means filter for speckle noise.  ...  More recently, the Adaptive Speckle Reduction filter (ASR) [4] uses local statistics of the image to estimate the areas of the image to be processed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isbi.2008.4541240 dblp:conf/isbi/CoupeHKB08 fatcat:w5g5kl7xmbakziuqeqpi4elafq

Denoising the Underwater Images by using Adaptive Filters

Azra Jeelani, Veena M B
2017 Advances In Image and Video Processing  
Non-adaptive filters are those which neglect the local properties of the terrain backscatter or nature of sensor. Non adaptive filters are classified as linear and non linear filters.  ...  These are the conditions that any speckle noise reduction technique should meet. Spatial filters are mainly categorized into two general groups ,i.e., nonadaptive and adaptive filters.  ...  Adaptive Filters reduces speckle noise in homogeneous areas, preserves the texture and high frequency information in heterogeneous areas [12] .Adaptive filters take into account local image statistics  ... 
doi:10.14738/aivp.52.2939 fatcat:n7w4zi2c6zd2tm2yinztqrs65u

A review on echocardiographic image speckle reduction filters

Pallavi Kulkarni, Deepa Madathil
2018 Biomedical Research  
The image with speckle noise is very difficult to interpret. Despeckling is necessary to improve the visual quality for better diagnoses.  ...  Speckle noise is a granular disturbance, which is an inherent property in echocardiographic images. This usually degrades the image resolution and contrast.  ...  have compared their results with non-local mean filters, adaptive non-local mean filter and Rician nonlocal means filter. The results are compared in terms of PSNR.  ... 
doi:10.4066/biomedicalresearch.29-18-569 fatcat:73aljari5rgirh3zsm7litpwc4

Despeckling of SAR Images Using Wavelet Based Spatially Adaptive Method

B.Leela Kapil, M.San tosh Kumar,
2015 International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering  
Most of the standard algorithms use a defined filter window to estimate the local noise variance of a speckle image and perform the individual unique filtering process.The primary goal of speckle reduction  ...  In the past two decades, many speckle reduction techniques have been developed for removing speckle and retaining edge details in Synthetic Aperture Radar(SAR) images.  ...  Lee filter with the non-local mean filter, and a new similarity measure is derived based on the statistics of speckle noise, which extended the non-local means from the additive noise to the multiplicative  ... 
doi:10.15680/ijircce.2015.0303019 fatcat:4pq7yofwjzhcjgwebahyeb4q2i

Despeckling Techniques for Ultrasound Images

2020 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Many speckle noise reduction techniques have been investigated by various researchers for noise free images.  ...  The noise present in US, reduces the visuality and quality of US images is called speckle noise.  ...  Non-local mean filters used for the areas around each pixel in the US image and to generate the metric for the filter operation.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.d7281.049420 fatcat:sjivyr4f4bh7hgo7oqejyvgozq
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