OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 38, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 1999
  • pp: 757–765

Motion-distorted composite-frame restoration

Adrian Stern and Norman S. Kopeika  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 757-765 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.000757


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (2608 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Many imaging systems produce pictures by the superimposition of two fields of frames of interlaced sequences. Pictures obtained in this way, which are termed composite frames, are severely degraded if relative motion between the camera and the scene occurs. In the presence of motion the composite frame is affected by two types of distortion: the edge staircase effect that is due to the fact that objects appear at different positions in successive fields and motion blur that is due to scene motion during each field exposure. Motion-deinterlacing methods previously proposed to recover the staircase effect neglect motion blur. However, motion blur may be significant, especially in systems designed for low-intensity radiometric imaging that use long exposures or even in short-exposure systems that happen to be in moving vehicles such as tanks, planes, ships, etc. We introduce an algorithm for the restoration of the two types of distortion in a composite frame degraded by linear uniform motion.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.3020) Image processing : Image reconstruction-restoration

History
Original Manuscript: May 15, 1998
Revised Manuscript: September 22, 1998
Published: February 10, 1999

Citation
Adrian Stern and Norman S. Kopeika, "Motion-distorted composite-frame restoration," Appl. Opt. 38, 757-765 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-5-757

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited