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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 486–489

Using multiscale analysis to broaden the dynamic range of color endoscopic images

A. S. Machikhin and A. M. Perfilov  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 8, pp. 486-489 (2013)

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This paper discusses the problem of eliminating brightness nonuniformity on color endoscopic images with a large dynamic brightness range and of converting a sequence of such images into one image with a brightness range that can be reproduced on the screen of a standard monitor. A rapid and stable algorithm is proposed that is based on combined multiscale analysis of the images and histogram processing of the images at each level of a pyramidal representation. The efficiency of the algorithm is confirmed by examples and a comparison with known methods.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis

Original Manuscript: February 11, 2013
Published: October 15, 2013

A. S. Machikhin and A. M. Perfilov, "Using multiscale analysis to broaden the dynamic range of color endoscopic images," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 486-489 (2013)

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