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Review of Different Local and Global Contrast Enhancement Techniques for a Digital Image

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 100 - Number 18
Year of Publication: 2014
Shefali Gupta
Yadwinder Kaur

Shefali Gupta and Yadwinder Kaur. Article: Review of Different Local and Global Contrast Enhancement Techniques for a Digital Image. International Journal of Computer Applications 100(18):18-23, August 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Shefali Gupta and Yadwinder Kaur},
	title = {Article: Review of Different Local and Global Contrast Enhancement Techniques for a Digital Image},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {100},
	number = {18},
	pages = {18-23},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


Image enhancement is one of the challenging issues in low level image processing. The main aim of image enhancement is to enhance quality of the image so that visual appearance can be improved. Contrast enhancement is an important factor for image enhancement. Histogram based techniques are one of the most important image processing techniques that are used for enhancement tasks. Histogram equalization is a very effective approach to contrast enhancement. However, histogram equalization tends to change the brightness of the image. The present paper describes a review of different local and global contrast enhancement techniques for a digital image.


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