Volume III-3
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., III-3, 395-399, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-III-3-395-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., III-3, 395-399, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-III-3-395-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  06 Jun 2016

06 Jun 2016

AN IHS-BASED ENHANCEMENT METHOD WITH IMPROVED SCALE/SHIFT PARAMETER OF LINEAR MODEL

Zhang Bingxian Zhang Bingxian
  • Beijing Institute of Space Mechanics & Electricity, 104 Youyi Road, Beijing 100089, China

Keywords: B3-Spline, Colour image, Image enhancement, Improved gamma transformation, Linear transformation

Abstract. An IHS-based enhancement method for colour images (IEM) is presented in this paper. An improved gamma transformation was applied to enhance the brightness and texture details of colour images taken in dark conditions. Moreover, a spatial filter was used to prevent the loss of details of highlighted areas. The method was tested with the images from the database of Simon Fraser University (SFU) and from the Chinese ZIYUAN-02C satellite. The experimental results show our proposed method could effectively enhance the luminance and texture of the images, especially for those taken in dim conditions, and maintain the hue and saturation of original images.