Journal of Medical Systems

, 43:307 | Cite as

Efficient Image De-Noising Technique Based on Modified Cuckoo Search Algorithm

  • Sakthidasan @ Sankaran KEmail author
  • Vasudevan N
  • Kumara Guru Diderot P.
  • Nagarajan V
Image & Signal Processing
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Wearable Computing Techniques for Smart Health


The image restoration has emerged as a very vital investigation technique in the domain of the image processing. The underlying motive behind the image restoration is devoted to the augmentation of the perceived visual impact of image so as to make it almost identical to the original image. A host of exploration approaches are now in vogues which are intended to steer clear of the noise, thereby regaining the images with original quality. In our earlier research, two distinct noise elimination methods like the (OGHP) and SURE shrinkage were effectively employed for the purpose of denoising, though the relative PSNR and SSIM efficiencies did not come up to the desired level. In the innovative approach envisaged in the document, at the outset, the noise is included by means of two processes like the salt and pepper and impulse noise. Subsequently, the pre-processing methods are performed with the able assistance of two novel filters such as the adaptive median filter and adaptive fuzzy switching. Thereafter, the preprocessed image is furnished to the succeeding function of noise elimination like the (OGHP) and SURE shrinkage. In the course of the OGHP noise elimination technique, the GHP constraints are optimized by employing the Cuckoo Search Algorithm. Thereafter, the noise-eliminated image is effectively estimated with the help of the Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT). The consequential noiseless images are subjected to the image restoration procedure by efficiently employing the AGA approach. The cheering performance outcomes chant the success stories of the novel image restoration method, highlighting its superlative efficiency. Moreover, the efficacy of the innovative approach is assessed by means of a set of noise-polluted images and contrasted with the modern noiseless image restoration technique.


Image de-noising Image restoration Adaptive median filter Adaptive genetic algorithm (AGA) MODIFIED cuckoo search algorithm (MCSA) Discrete wavelet transform (DWT) Adaptive genetic algorithm (AGA) 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringHindustan Institute of Technology and ScienceChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringAdhiparasakthi Engineering CollegeMelmaruvathurIndia

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