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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1988
  • pp: 3445–3450

Nearest-neighbor median filter

Kazuyoshi Itoh, Yoshiki Ichioka, and Tatsuya Minami  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 3445-3450 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.27.003445


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Abstract

A new generalized version of the median filter is proposed. The new version preserves clear definitions of image details while keeping the ability of removing the impulsive noise; it is still simple in principle and easy to use. The input–output relationship and noise-removing power of the new version are compared with those of the standard median filter.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 10, 1987
Published: August 15, 1988

Citation
Kazuyoshi Itoh, Yoshiki Ichioka, and Tatsuya Minami, "Nearest-neighbor median filter," Appl. Opt. 27, 3445-3450 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-27-16-3445


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