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Multispectral Imaging of Degraded Parchment

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Multispectral imaging was employed to collect data on the degradation of an 18th century parchment by a series of physical and chemical treatments. Each sample was photographed before and after treatment by a monochrome digital camera with 21 narrow-band filters, with the objective of assessing algorithms for recovery of text from the images. A template-matching technique was used to detect the circular holes in each sample and a four-point projective transform to register the 21 images. Colour accuracy was verified by comparison of reconstructed spectra with measurements by spectrophotometer.

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  • multispectral imaging
  • manuscript
  • spectral analysis
  • parchment

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MacDonald, L. et al. (2013). Multispectral Imaging of Degraded Parchment. In: Tominaga, S., Schettini, R., Trémeau, A. (eds) Computational Color Imaging. CCIW 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7786. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-36700-7_12

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