A histogram-based technique for robust contrast measurement is proposed. The method is based on fitting the histogram of the measured image to the histogram of a model function, and it can be used for contrast determination in fringe patterns. Simulated and experimental results are presented.
© 2000 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 13, 1999
Revised Manuscript: March 27, 2000
Published: August 10, 2000
Luis Miguel Sanchez-Brea, Juan Antonio Quiroga, Angel Garcia-Botella, and Eusebio Bernabeu, "Histogram-based method for contrast measurement," Appl. Opt. 39, 4098-4106 (2000)