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Method and system for reducing noise in a digital image and apparatus thereof

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WO2000062128A3
WO2000062128A3 PCT/US2000/009343 US0009343W WO2000062128A3 WO 2000062128 A3 WO2000062128 A3 WO 2000062128A3 US 0009343 W US0009343 W US 0009343W WO 2000062128 A3 WO2000062128 A3 WO 2000062128A3
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pixel
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signals
image
filter
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Jeff B Pelz
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Rochester Inst Tech
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/14Picture signal circuitry for video frequency region
    • H04N5/21Circuitry for suppressing or minimising disturbance, e.g. moiré, halo, even if the automatic gain control is involved
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N1/00Scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, e.g. facsimile transmission; Details thereof
    • H04N1/46Colour picture communication systems
    • H04N1/56Processing of colour picture signals
    • H04N1/58Edge or detail enhancement; Noise or error suppression, e.g. colour misregistration correction
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N9/00Details of colour television systems
    • H04N9/64Circuits for processing colour signals
    • H04N9/646Circuits for processing colour signals for image enhancement, e.g. vertical detail restoration, cross-colour elimination, contour correction, chrominance trapping filters

Abstract

A method for reducing noise in a digital image includes providing a digital image having a plurality of channels with each of the channels having a set of pixel data signals and applying a filter to each of the sets of pixel data signals, where the filter applied to at least one of the sets of pixel data signals is different from the filter applied to another one of the sets of pixel data signals. An imaging system (10) which reduce noise in a digital image includes an image sensor apparatus (12) and a filter system (14). The image sensor apparatus (12) captures a digital image consisting of a plurality of channels with each of the channels having a set of pixel data signals. The filter system (14) has at least two different filters with each of the filters filtering at least one of the sets of pixel data signals for one of the channels. The filter applied to at least one of the sets of pixel data signals is different from the filter applied to another one of the sets of pixel data signals.
PCT/US2000/009343 1999-04-13 2000-04-06 Method and system for reducing noise in a digital image and apparatus thereof WO2000062128A3 (en)

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US4783753A (en) * 1986-05-07 1988-11-08 Environmental Research Inst. Of Michigan System for reducing speckle noise
US5036405A (en) * 1986-11-19 1991-07-30 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Image amending method
US5047863A (en) * 1990-05-24 1991-09-10 Polaroid Corporation Defect correction apparatus for solid state imaging devices including inoperative pixel detection
US5392070A (en) * 1991-11-26 1995-02-21 Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba Apparatus for correcting faulty pixel signals by replacing the faulty pixel signals with normal pixel signals
US5745173A (en) * 1992-09-08 1998-04-28 Edwards; Michael Kenneth Machine vision camera and video preprocessing system
US5850257A (en) * 1994-05-20 1998-12-15 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Noise reduction device employing a sample and hold circuit, and an image pickup device using the noise reduction device
US5881178A (en) * 1994-05-20 1999-03-09 Image Resource Technologies, Inc. Apparatus and method for accelerating the processing of data matrices
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US6111992A (en) * 1997-07-28 2000-08-29 Likhterov; Boris Real-time two-dimensional filtering of video signals

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