Motion Blur Concealment of Digital Video Using Invariant Features

  • Ville Ojansivu
  • Janne Heikkilä
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4179)


This paper deals with concealment of motion blur in image sequences. The approach is different from traditional methods, which attempt to deblur the image. Our approach utilizes the information in consecutive frames, replacing blurred areas of the images with corresponding sharp areas from the previous frames. Blurred but otherwise unchanged areas of the images are recognized using blur invariant features. A statistical approach for calculating the weights for the blur invariant features in frequency and spatial domains is also proposed, and compared to the unweighted invariants in an ideal setting. Finally, the performance of the method is tested using a real blurred image sequence. The results support the use of our approach with the weighting scheme.


Point Spread Function Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve Invariant Feature Image Block Motion Blur 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ville Ojansivu
    • 1
  • Janne Heikkilä
    • 1
  1. 1.Machine Vision Group, Department of Electrical and Information EngineeringUniversity of OuluFinland

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