Demosaicing

Digital color images from single chip digital cameras are obtained by interpolating a color filter array (CFA). In the figure below light goes through the lens and hits the image sensor plane containing the CFA.

Results

Here is a comparison of DMMD Demosaicing against other methods. Each image was sampled using the Bayer Array and then reconstructed. From left to right the images are:

  1. Original Image
  2. Linear Interpolation
  3. Ron Kimmel. Demosaicing: Image reconstruction from color ccd samples. IEEE Trans. Image Processing, 8:1221-1228, 1999.
  4. DMMD Demosaicing

Lighthouse

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Lighthouse, from left to right: Original, Linear, Kimmel, DMMD

Sails
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Sails, from left to right: Original, Linear, Kimmel, DMMD

House
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House, from left to right: Original, Linear, Kimmel, DMMD