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On the Similarity Based Impulsive Noise Removal Technique for Multichannel Images

  • Bogdan Smolka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2749)

Abstract

In this paper a novel approach to the problem of impulsive noise reduction in color images based on the nonparametric density estimation is presented. The basic idea behind the new image filtering technique is the maximization of the similarities between pixels in a predefined filtering window. The new method is faster than the standard vector median filter and preserves better edges and fine image details.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bogdan Smolka
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  1. 1.Department of Automatic ControlSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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