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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2005 Vol.6 No.6 P.487-491


Super-resolution inpainting

Author(s):  SHIH Timothy K., CHANG Rong-chi

Affiliation(s):  Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan 25137, China

Corresponding email(s):   tshih@cs.tku.edu.tw, roger@mail.mine.tku.edu.tw

Key Words:  Image inpainting, Super resolution, Image processing

SHIH Timothy K., CHANG Rong-chi. Super-resolution inpainting[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2005, 6(6): 487-491.

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Image or video resources are often received in poor condition, mostly with noise or defects making the resources hard to read. We propose an effective algorithm based on digital image inpainting. The mechanism can be used in restoring images or video frames with very high noise or defect ratio (e.g., 90%). The algorithm is based on the concept of image subdivision and estimation of color variations. Noises inside blocks of different sizes are inpainted with different levels of surrounding information. The results showed that an almost unrecognizable image can be recovered with visually good result. The algorithm can be further extended for processing motion picture with high percentage of noise.

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2014-04-14 02:15:34

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