An Object Separability Based No-Reference Image Quality Measure Using Statistical Properties of Objects

  • De Kanjar
  • V. Masilamani
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 276)


In many modern image processing applications determining quality of the image is one of the most challenging tasks. Researchers working in the field of image quality assessment design algorithms for measuring and quantifying image quality. The human eye can identify the difference between a good quality image and a noisy image by simply looking at the image, but designing a computer algorithm to automatically determine the quality of an image is a very challenging task. In this paper we propose an image quality measure using the concept of object separability. We define object separability using variance. Two objects are very well separated if variance of individual object is less and mean pixel values of neighboring objects are very different.


Image Quality No-Reference image quality Object separability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • De Kanjar
    • 1
  • V. Masilamani
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & ManufacturingChennaiIndia

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