Subjective Evaluation of Light Field Images for Quality Assessment Database

  • Liang Shan
  • Ping AnEmail author
  • Deyang Liu
  • Ran Ma
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 815)


Light filed imaging is becoming popular for its diversity of post-processing and a wide range of applications. Various kinds of research about light field such as light field compression methods are coming out one after the other in recent years. For better evaluation of the quality of light field images and the performance of compression algorithm, the study on quality assessment of light field is in desperate need. In this paper, in order to establish a light field quality assessment database for the subsequent research, we propose a methodology of subjective evaluation for light field image and use a 2D objective evaluation method to verify the methodology. Results show that this methodology can be successfully used to assess the quality of light field content.


Light field Compression algorithm Quality assessment Subjective evaluation 



This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants 61571285 and U1301257, Construction Program of Shanghai Engineering Research Center under Grant 16dz2251300, and Shanghai Science and Technology Commission under Grant 17DZ2292400.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Advanced Displays and System Application, Shanghai Institute for Advanced Communication and Data Science, Ministry of EducationShanghai UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Computer and InformationAnqing Normal UniversityAnqingChina

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