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Video Denoising and Simplification Via Discrete Regularization on Graphs

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Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems (ACIVS 2008)

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In this paper, we present local and nonlocal algorithms for video denoising and simplification based on discrete regularization on graphs. The main difference between video and image denoising is the temporal redundancy in video sequences. Recent works in the literature showed that motion compensation is counter-productive for video denoising. Our algorithms do not require any motion estimation. In this paper, we consider a video sequence as a volume and not as a sequence of frames. Hence, we combine the contribution of temporal and spatial redundancies in order to obtain high quality results for videos. To enhance the denoising quality, we develop a robust method that benefits from local and nonlocal regularities within the video. We propose an optimized method that is faster than the nonlocal approach, while producing equally attractive results. The experimental results show the efficiency of our algorithms in terms of both Peak Signal to Noise Ratio and subjective visual quality.

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Ghoniem, M., Chahir, Y., Elmoataz, A. (2008). Video Denoising and Simplification Via Discrete Regularization on Graphs. In: Blanc-Talon, J., Bourennane, S., Philips, W., Popescu, D., Scheunders, P. (eds) Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems. ACIVS 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5259. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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