Evaluation of HDR tone mapping methods using essential perceptual attributes
Cadik, Martin, Wimmer, Michael, Neumann, Laszlo and Artusi, Alessandro. (2008) Evaluation of HDR tone mapping methods using essential perceptual attributes. Computers & Graphics, Vol.32 (No.3). pp. 330-349. ISSN 0097-8493Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cag.2008.04.003
The problem of reproducing high dynamic range images on media with restricted dynamic range has gained a lot of interest in the computer graphics community. There exist various approaches to this issue, which span several research areas including computer graphics, image processing color vision,, physiological aspects, etc. These approaches assume a thorough knowledge of both the objective and subjective attributes of an image. However, no comprehensive overview and analysis of such attributes has been published so far.
In this contribution, we present an overview about the effects of basic image attributes in high dynamic range tone mapping. Furthermore, we propose a scheme of relationships between these attributes, leading to the definition of an overall image quality measure. We present results of subjective psychophysical experiments that we have performed to prove the proposed relationship scheme. Moreover, we also present an evaluation of existing tone mapping methods (operators) with regard to these attributes. Finally, the execution of with reference and without a real reference perceptual experiments gave us the opportunity to relate the obtained subjective results.
Our effort is notjust useful to get into the tone mapping field or when implementing a tone mapping method, but it also sets the stage for well-founded quality comparisons between tone mapping methods. By providing good definitions of the different attributes, user-driven or fully automatic comparisons are made possible. (c) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
T Technology > TR Photography
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > WMG (Formerly the Warwick Manufacturing Group)|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||High dynamic range imaging, Computer vision, Visual perception, Psychophysics, Image processing -- Digital techniques|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Computers & Graphics|
|Official Date:||June 2008|
|Number of Pages:||20|
|Page Range:||pp. 330-349|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Czech Republic. Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy [Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport], Kontakt OE/CZ, Cyprus. Research Promotion Foundation (RPF), Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (Austria) (FWF)|
|Grant number:||MSM 6840770014 (MSMT CR), LC-06008 (MSMT CR), 2004/20 (Kontakt), PLHRO/1104/21 (RPF), P17261-N04 (FWF)|
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