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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE C 2014 Vol.15 No.9 P.717-728


Image anti-aliasing techniques for Internet visual media processing: a review

Author(s):  Xu-dong Jiang, Bin Sheng, Wei-yao Lin, Wei Lu, Li-zhuang Ma

Affiliation(s):  Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   shengbin@sjtu.edu.cn

Key Words:  Anti-aliasing, Hardware, Post-filtering, Pre-filtering, Sampling

Xu-dong Jiang, Bin Sheng, Wei-yao Lin, Wei Lu, Li-zhuang Ma. Image anti-aliasing techniques for Internet visual media processing: a review[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science C, 2014, 15(9): 717-728.

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anti-aliasing is a well-established technique in computer graphics that reduces the blocky or stair-wise appearance of pixels. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the anti-aliasing techniques used in computer graphics, which can be classified into two categories: post-filtering based anti-aliasing and pre-filtering based anti-aliasing. We discuss post-filtering based anti-aliasing algorithms through classifying them into hardware anti-aliasing techniques and post-process techniques for deferred rendering. Comparisons are made among different methods to illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of every category. We also review the utilization of anti-aliasing techniques from the first category in different graphic processing units, i.e., different NVIDIA and AMD series. This review provides a guide that should allow researchers to position their work in this important research area, and new research problems are identified.



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