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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1983
  • pp: 1449–1453

Image processing for extended depth of field

R. J. Pieper and A. Korpel  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 10, pp. 1449-1453 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.001449


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Abstract

Improvement in the depth of field is demonstrated by properly processing a succession of image samples. Due to the limited depth of field each image sample has in-focus as well as out-of-focus segments. By setting criteria for selecting the in-focus segments, an improved composite image is formed. Three algorithms for implementing this construction are discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 23, 1982
Published: May 15, 1983

Citation
R. J. Pieper and A. Korpel, "Image processing for extended depth of field," Appl. Opt. 22, 1449-1453 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-10-1449


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