Super-Resolution Imaging Using Convolutional Neural Networks

  • Yingyi SunEmail author
  • Wenhua Xu
  • Jie Zhang
  • Jian Xiong
  • Guan Gui
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 516)


Convolutional neural networks (CNN) have been applied to many classic problems in computer vision. This paper utilized CNNs to reconstruct super-resolution images from low-resolution images. To improve the performance of our model, four optimizations were added in the training process. After comparing the models with these four optimizations, Adam and RMSProp were found to achieve the optimal performance in peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR) and structural similarity index (SSIM). Considering both reconstruction accuracy and training speed, simulation results suggest that RMSProp optimization in the most scenarios.


Super-resolution imaging Convolutional neural networks Gradient descent Adam RMSprop 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yingyi Sun
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wenhua Xu
    • 1
  • Jie Zhang
    • 1
  • Jian Xiong
    • 1
  • Guan Gui
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Telecommunication and Information EngineeringNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingChina

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