Vector Median M-Type L Filter to Process Multichannel Images

  • Antonio Toledo-Lopez
  • Francisco J. Gallegos-Funes
  • Volodymyr Ponomaryov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5197)


The Vector Median M-type L (VMML) -filter to remove impulsive noise from color images and video color sequences is presented. This filter utilizes multichannel image processing by using the vector approach and the Median M-Type L (MML) algorithm. Simulation results indicate that the proposed filter consistently outperforms other color image filters by balancing the tradeoff between noise suppression, detail preservation, and color retention.


Median M-Type L algorithm Multichannel image processing Impulsive noise suppression 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Toledo-Lopez
    • 1
  • Francisco J. Gallegos-Funes
    • 1
  • Volodymyr Ponomaryov
    • 1
  1. 1.National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Higher School, UPALM ZacatencoMexico D.F.Mexico

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