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  • Vol. 56, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1966
  • pp: 44–45

Assessment of Sharpness and Over-All Picture Quality by Different Psychometric Methods

S. C. SOM and A. K. GHOSH  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 44-45 (1966)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.56.000044


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Abstract

In recent years psychometric methods have been used to determine the quality of photographic reproduction. In this paper results are presented of a study undertaken to intercompare the merits of different psychometric methods. A few photographic reproductions were rated with respect to sharpness and over-all picture quality using three different methods. The results also show how closely the sharpness values correspond to over-all picture-quality values.

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S. C. SOM and A. K. GHOSH, "Assessment of Sharpness and Over-All Picture Quality by Different Psychometric Methods," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 44-45 (1966)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-56-1-44


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