A Review on Haze Removal Techniques

  • K. P. SenthilkumarEmail author
  • P. Sivakumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 31)


Images captured in outer environment suffer from reduced scene visibility, reduced color contrast, and increased color fading. This may happen due to the presence of haze, fog, smoke, dust and noise present in the outer atmosphere. Haze is formed due to two basic processes, attenuation and air light. Attenuation diminishes the contrast of the image and air light makes the image to be whiter and hence the image captured is unclear. Haze removal or image dehazing is required in real-world weather conditions to obtain a fast and high-quality hazy free image which is used in various fields like satellite systems and aircraft systems. The intention of this review paper is to give a brief analysis on different haze removal techniques.


Haze removal Image enhancement Dark channel prior Filtering Genetic algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ECEKingston Engineering CollegeVelloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECEKarpagam College of EngineeringCoimbatoreIndia

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