Image Enhancement in the Spatial Domain

Authored by: John C. Russ , F. Brent Neal

The Image Processing Handbook

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  November  2015

Print ISBN: 9781498740265
eBook ISBN: 9781498740289
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The preceding chapter discusses methods for correcting or alleviating many common deficiencies in as-acquired images. There is a fuzzy boundary between correcting defects and going beyond to enhance the images, which is the subject of this chapter. Generally, this involves increasing the visibility of one portion, aspect, or component of an image by suppressing others whose visibility is diminished.

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