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Improved Haze Removal of Underwater Images using Particle Swarm Optimization

by Shriya Sharma, Sakshi Bhalla
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 122 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Shriya Sharma, Sakshi Bhalla

Shriya Sharma, Sakshi Bhalla . Improved Haze Removal of Underwater Images using Particle Swarm Optimization. International Journal of Computer Applications. 122, 4 ( July 2015), 12-18. DOI=10.5120/21687-4792

@article{ 10.5120/21687-4792,
author = { Shriya Sharma, Sakshi Bhalla },
title = { Improved Haze Removal of Underwater Images using Particle Swarm Optimization },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { July 2015 },
volume = { 122 },
number = { 4 },
month = { July },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 12-18 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/21687-4792 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A Sakshi Bhalla
%T Improved Haze Removal of Underwater Images using Particle Swarm Optimization
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 122
%N 4
%P 12-18
%D 2015
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

The main objective of fog removal algorithm is to estimate the airlight map for the given image and then perform the necessary operations on the image in order to overcome the fog in the image and enhance the quality of the image. The dark channel prior method of fog removal is more suitable and time-saving in real-time systems. In this paper, an efficient approach for fog removal of foggy images based on the combination of dark channel prior and genetic algorithm is presented. It is found that the proposed method is more suitable for obtaining the better quality of the image than the most of the existing methods.

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