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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 43, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 2004
  • pp: 1719–1727

Reconstruction of a high-resolution image on a compound-eye image-capturing system

Yoshiro Kitamura, Rui Shogenji, Kenji Yamada, Shigehiro Miyatake, Masaru Miyamoto, Takashi Morimoto, Yasuo Masaki, Noriyuki Kondou, Daisuke Miyazaki, Jun Tanida, and Yoshiki Ichioka  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 8, pp. 1719-1727 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.001719


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Abstract

The authors have proposed an architecture for a compact image-capturing system called TOMBO (thin observation module by bound optics), which uses compound-eye imaging for a compact hardware configuration [Appl. Opt. 40, 1806 (2001)]. The captured compound image is decomposed into a set of unit images, then the pixels in the unit images are processed with digital processing to retrieve the target image. A new method for high-resolution image reconstruction, called a pixel rearrange method, is proposed. The relation between the target object and the captured signals is estimated and utilized to rearrange the original pixel information. Experimental results show the effectiveness of the proposed method. In the experimental TOMBO system, the resolution obtained is four times higher than that of the unit image that did not undergo reconstruction processing.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.3020) Image processing : Image reconstruction-restoration
(110.2970) Imaging systems : Image detection systems
(110.4190) Imaging systems : Multiple imaging
(230.0250) Optical devices : Optoelectronics
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 10, 2003
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2003
Published: March 10, 2004

Citation
Yoshiro Kitamura, Rui Shogenji, Kenji Yamada, Shigehiro Miyatake, Masaru Miyamoto, Takashi Morimoto, Yasuo Masaki, Noriyuki Kondou, Daisuke Miyazaki, Jun Tanida, and Yoshiki Ichioka, "Reconstruction of a high-resolution image on a compound-eye image-capturing system," Appl. Opt. 43, 1719-1727 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-8-1719


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