Reports of the Technical Conference of the Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan
Reports of the 286th Technical Conference of the Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan
Session ID : 18-01-13
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Single Image Dehazing using Saliency Map
*Kentaro IWAMOTOHiromi YOSHIDAYouji IIGUNI
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Recently, research of dehazing for improving the visibility of images has been conducted widely. There is a method based on Dark Channel Prior as removing haze from single image, and it is simple and is used widely. However, there is a problem that white objects and illuminations are wrongly recognized as atmosphere light. Therefore, in this research, we propose a method using Saliency Map in estimating atmosphere light. In our method, we prevent from estimating atmosphere light from white objects and illuminations because we estimate it from regions with low saliency. As a result, we create clearer image than previous method, and we show that proposed method is effective.

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