New applications of Spectral Edge image fusion

Hayes, Alex E., Montagna, Roberto and Finlayson, Graham D. (2016) New applications of Spectral Edge image fusion. In: Proc. SPIE 9840, Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XXII. SPIE Press, USA.

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In this paper, we present new applications of the Spectral Edge image fusion method. The Spectral Edge image fusion algorithm creates a result which combines details from any number of multispectral input images with natural color information from a visible spectrum image. Spectral Edge image fusion is a derivative–based technique, which creates an output fused image with gradients which are an ideal combination of those of the multispectral input images and the input visible color image. This produces both maximum detail and natural colors. We present two new applications of Spectral Edge image fusion. Firstly, we fuse RGB–NIR information from a sensor with a modified Bayer pattern, which captures visible and near–infrared image information on a single CCD. We also present an example of RGB–thermal image fusion, using a thermal camera attached to a smartphone, which captures both visible and low–resolution thermal images. These new results may be useful for computational photography and surveillance applications. © (2016) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: image processing,pattern recognition,computer vision
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Interactive Graphics and Audio
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Colour and Imaging Lab
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2016 14:00
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2023 01:10
DOI: 10.1117/12.2223703


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