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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1636–1644

Silhouette estimation

Richard G. Paxman, David A. Carrara, Paul D. Walker, and Nicolas Davidenko  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 1636-1644 (2014)

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Silhouettes arise in a variety of imaging scenarios. Pristine silhouettes are often degraded via blurring, detector sampling, and detector noise. We present a maximum a posteriori estimator for the restoration of parameterized facial silhouettes. Extreme dealiasing and dramatic superresolution, well beyond the diffraction limit, are demonstrated through the use of strong prior knowledge.

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OCIS Codes
(100.1830) Image processing : Deconvolution
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.3008) Image processing : Image recognition, algorithms and filters

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: February 13, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 2014
Published: June 30, 2014

Richard G. Paxman, David A. Carrara, Paul D. Walker, and Nicolas Davidenko, "Silhouette estimation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 31, 1636-1644 (2014)

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