Line Scratch Detection in Old Motion Picture

  • Mukkawar VinayakEmail author
  • Jondhale Kalpana
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 810)


Detecting line scratch in motion is a tedious job because it requires spatial as well as temporal features needs to be extracted. Scratches are caused by abrasion of film material as it passes through projection mechanism. One main problem in this is false detection. Spatial algorithm is used to detect scratch inside the frame using frame-wise scratch detection and temporal algorithm is used for filtering false detection. Preprocessing is required to get fine results. Experiment result shows the detection of line scratches in motion picture.


Line scratch Detection Spatial filtering Temporal filtering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ITMGM’s COENandedIndia
  2. 2.Department of ETCMGM’s COENandedIndia

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