Texture Sensitive Denoising for Single Sensor Color Imaging Devices

  • Angelo Bosco
  • Sebastiano Battiato
  • Arcangelo Bruna
  • Rosetta Rizzo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5646)


This paper presents a spatial noise reduction technique designed to work on CFA (Color Filter Array) data acquired by CCD/CMOS image sensors. The overall processing preserves image details by using heuristics related to HVS (Human Visual System) and texture detection. The estimated amount of texture and HVS sensitivity are combined to regulate the filter strength. Experimental results confirm the effectiveness of the proposed technique.


Denoising Color Filter Array HVS Texture Detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelo Bosco
    • 1
  • Sebastiano Battiato
    • 2
  • Arcangelo Bruna
    • 1
  • Rosetta Rizzo
    • 2
  1. 1.STMicroelectronicsCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica ed InformaticaUniversità di CataniaCataniaItaly

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