An Examination of Several Methods of Hyperspectral Image Denoising: Over Channels, Spectral Functions and Both Domains

  • Daniel OteroEmail author
  • Oleg V. Michailovich
  • Edward R. Vrscay
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8814)


The corruption of hyperspectral images by noise can compromise tasks such as classification, target detection and material mapping. For this reason, many methods have been proposed to recover, as best as possible, the uncorrupted hyperspectral data from a given noisy observation. In this paper, we propose and compare the results of four denoising methods which differ in the way the hyperspectral data is treated: (i) as 3D data sets, (ii) as collections of frequency bands and (iii) as collections of spectral functions. In the case of additive noise, these methods can be easily adapted to accommodate different degradation models. Our methods and results help to address the question of how hyperspectral data sets should be processed in order to obtain useful denoising results.


Spectral Function Sparse Representation Hyperspectral Image Spectral Domain Hyperspectral Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Otero
    • 1
    Email author
  • Oleg V. Michailovich
    • 2
  • Edward R. Vrscay
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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