Combined Full-Reference Image Quality Metric Linearly Correlated with Subjective Assessment

  • Krzysztof Okarma
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6113)


In the paper a new combined image quality metric is proposed, which is based on three methods previously described by various researchers. The main advantage of the presented approach is the strong linear correlation with the subjective scores without additional nonlinear mapping. The values and the obtained correlation coefficients of the proposed metric have been compared with some other state-of-art ones using two largest publicly available image databases including the subjective quality scores.


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  • Krzysztof Okarma
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  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Chair of Signal Processing and Multimedia EngineeringWest Pomeranian University of Technology, SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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