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ZISC-036 Neuro-processor Based Image Processing

  • Kurosh Madani
  • Ghislain de Trémiolles
  • Pascal Tannhof
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2085)

Abstract

This paper deals with neural based image processing and developed solutions using the ZISC-036 neuro-processor, an IBM hardware processor which implements the Restricted Coulomb Energy algorithm (RCE) and the KNearest Neighbor algorithm (KNN). The developed neural based techniques have been applied for image enhancement in order to restore old movies (noise reduction, focus correction, etc.), to improve digital television images, or to treat images which require adaptive processing. Experimental results, validating the exposed concepts, have been reported showing quantitative and qualitative improvement as well as the efficiency of our solutions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurosh Madani
    • 1
  • Ghislain de Trémiolles
    • 2
  • Pascal Tannhof
    • 2
  1. 1.SENART Institute of TechnologyIntelligence in Instrumentation and Systems Lab. (I2S)LIEUSAINTFRANCE
  2. 2.IBM France Laboratoire d’Etude et de Developpement 224Corbeil Essonnes CedexFrance

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