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Robust Noise Filtering in Image Sequences

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 50 - Number 18
Year of Publication: 2012
Soumaya Hichri
Faouzi Benzarti
Hamid Amiri

Soumaya Hichri, Faouzi Benzarti and Hamid Amiri. Article: Robust Noise Filtering in Image Sequences. International Journal of Computer Applications 50(18):18-23, July 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Soumaya Hichri and Faouzi Benzarti and Hamid Amiri},
	title = {Article: Robust Noise Filtering in Image Sequences},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {50},
	number = {18},
	pages = {18-23},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


Image sequences filtering have recently become a very important technical problem especially with the advent of new technology in multimedia and video systems applications. Often image sequences are corrupted by some amount of noise introduced by the image sensor and therefore inherently present in the imaging process. The main problem in the image sequences is how to deal with spatio-temporal and non stationary signals. In this paper, we propose a robust method for noise removal of image sequence based on coupled spatial and temporal anisotropic diffusion. The idea is to achieve an adaptive smoothing in both spatial and temporal directions, by solving a nonlinear diffusion equation. This allows removing noise while preserving all spatial and temporal discontinuities.


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