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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2714–2723

High-fidelity lenticular screening by means of iterative tone correction

Daniel L. Lau and Trebor Smith  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 11, pp. 2714-2723 (2006)

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Digital halftoning is the process of converting a continuous-tone image into an arrangement of printed and not-printed dots distributed to create an illusion of continuous tone. Traditional halftoning algorithms are inappropriate for lenticular screening where multiple images are columnwise multiplexed into a single image with statistically independent gray levels across neighboring columns. As a means of minimizing intercolumn distortion, we introduce iterative tone correction where gray levels of the spliced image are modified to account for dot overlap. The principal advantage of this new technique is that it preserves the ability to use a traditional, stochastic, halftoning algorithm on the component images prior to spatial multiplexing.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(100.2810) Image processing : Halftone image reproduction

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: March 8, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 30, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 31, 2006

Daniel L. Lau and Trebor Smith, "High-fidelity lenticular screening by means of iterative tone correction," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 2714-2723 (2006)

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