Conference Paper

Stochastic Resonance AD Conversion and its Effect on Image Enhancement.

Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing
DOI: 10.1109/ICME.2007.4284990 Conference: Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, ICME 2007, July 2-5, 2007, Beijing, China
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ABSTRACT Stochastic resonance (SR) is getting more and more attention in recent few years, as a tool when using noise to enhance system performance. This paper applies SR in the image quantization and presents two types of SR Analog-to-Digital Converter (SR-ADC). One is conventional array SR structured, and another is more efficient by definition of transformation function. It is discovered in the image quantization that the resulting image of SR-ADC has a special visual impression. The image-enhancing performance of SR-ADC is also analyzed. And the low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) image is enhanced effectively in non-Gaussian noises.

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