Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 78, Issue 2, pp 1547–1567 | Cite as

Objective HDR image quality assessment

  • Chih-Yang Lin
  • Kai-Ren Jheng
  • Timothy K. ShihEmail author


Although there is a lot of literature about generating HDR images, very limited research has been conducted on the issue of HDR image quality based on people’s feeling and preferences. The goal of this paper is to identify an objective quality measurement of an HDR image. The key features of HDR images that affect people’s preferences are uncovered through a survey in which testers judge different sample images of different scenes. The experimental results show that the proposed quality measurement for HDR images generates scores consistent with the true feelings of observers.


High dynamic range Subjective preferences HDR image quality assessment 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chih-Yang Lin
    • 1
  • Kai-Ren Jheng
    • 2
  • Timothy K. Shih
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Communications EngineeringYuan-Ze UniversityTaoyuanTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering, National Central UniversityTaoyuanTaiwan

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