Improvements to image magnification

  • A. Biancardi
  • L. Lombardi
  • V. Pacaccio
Poster Session A: Color & Texture, Enchancement, Image Analysis & Pattern Recognition, Segmentation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1310)


The main limitation of current magnifying techniques is that they do not introduce any new information into the original image. This lack of information is responsible for the perceived degradation of the enlarged image. The idea underlying this work is to estimate missing frequencies from the original low resolution image and to synthesize them. Sub-pixel edge estimation and a polynomial interpolation step are the key techniques of the proposed method. Furthermore, a new extension to color images is presented. Results are encouraging even if they suggest that further effort should be spent in improving edge localization accuracy.


Polynomial Curve Enlarge Image Bicubic Interpolation Color Aberration Piecewise Linear Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Biancardi
    • 1
  • L. Lombardi
    • 1
  • V. Pacaccio
    • 1
  1. 1.Università di Pavia, DISPaviaItaly

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