Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Computer Engineering, Information Science & Application Technology (ICCIA 2016)

An Image Dehazing Method Based On an Improved Retinex Theory

Authors
EbtesamMohameed Alharbi, Yilin Shan, Peng Ge, Hong Wang
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EbtesamMohameed Alharbi
Available Online September 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccia-16.2016.21How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Image processing; Image reconstruction-restoration; Dehazing; Retinex theory.
Abstract
Image quality is often affected in many ways by the atmosphere, especially in foggy weather conditions. Dehazing is a highly demanded operation within the domain of image processing for various applications. The paper proposes a new single-image dehazing algorithm based on the single scale retinex (SSR) algorithm, combined with the theory of atmospheric scattering. Compared with the SSR algorithm, the proposed algorithm is shown to effectively take advantage of the abundance of information within an image and offers a clearer dehazing output within distant image scenes. Compared with the histogram equalization algorithm, our algorithm achieves a higher degree of natural colour restoration and hence yields a high color fidelity. Additionally, the algorithm exhibits a higher efficiency in recovering image features from objective and subjective points of view.
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Proceedings
2016 International Conference on Computer Engineering, Information Science & Application Technology (ICCIA 2016)
Part of series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
September 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-240-4
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccia-16.2016.21How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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