Image Haze Removal Using Dark Channel Prior and Inverse Image
1 Institute of Oceanographic Instrumentation, Shandong Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
2 Luoyang Institute of electro-optical devices, China Aviation Industry Corporation, Luoyang, China
Image haze removal using dark channel prior is prone to encountering color distortion in sky and brightness region. To solve the problem, we proposed an improved method based on inverse image and dark channel prior. Firstly, we applied inverse image to estimating a new transmission map. The new transmission map can be used to modify original transmission map in order to avoid color distortion. Next, fast guider filter was applied to refining transmission map. Using the transmission map, we can recover a high quality haze-free image. Experimental results showed that the proposed method is feasible, and visibility can be enhanced.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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