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High Dynamic Range Imaging- A Review
Nayana A., Anoop K Johnson
Pages - 198 - 208     |    Revised - 30-06-2015     |    Published - 31-07-2015
Volume - 9   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - July / August 2015  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
High Dynamic Range Imaging, Multiple Exposure Fusion, Image Registration, Ghosting Artefacts, Single Shot Imaging.
ABSTRACT
The real world scenes have a very wide range of luminance levels. But in the field of photography, the ordinary cameras are not capable of capturing the true dynamic range of a natural scene. To enhance the dynamic range of the captured image, a technique known as High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging is generally used. HDR imaging is the process of capturing scenes with larger intensity range than what conventional sensors can capture. It can faithfully capture the details in dark and bright part of the scene. In this paper HDR generation method such as multiple exposure fusion in image domain and radiance domain are reviewed. The main issues in HDR imaging using multiple exposure combination technique are Misalignment of input images, Noise in data sets and Ghosting artefacts. The removal of these artefacts is a major step in HDR reconstruction. Methods for removing misalignment and noise are discussed and detailed survey of ghost detection and removal techniques are given in this paper. Single shot HDR imaging is a recent technique in the field of HDR reconstruction. Here instead of taking multiple exposure input images, a single image is used for generating HDR image. Various methods for Single shot HDR imaging are also reviewed.
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Mr. Nayana A.
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology Trivandrum, India. - India
nayana239@gmail.com
Mr. Anoop K Johnson
Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology - India