Abstract

In this article, we define a generic gradient for color and spectral images, considering a proposed taxonomy of the state of the art. A full-vector gradient, taking into account the sensor’s characteristics, is in compliance with the metrological properties of genericity, robustness, and reproducibility. Here, we construct a protocol to compare gradients from different sensors. The comparison is developed by simulating sensors using their spectral characteristics. We develop three experiments using this protocol. The first experiment shows the consistency of results for similar sensors; the second demonstrates the genericity of the approach, adapted to any kind of imaging sensors; and the third focuses on the channel inter-correlation considering sensors such as in the color vision deficiency case.

© 2019 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Illuminant estimation in multispectral imaging

Haris Ahmad Khan, Jean-Baptiste Thomas, Jon Yngve Hardeberg, and Olivier Laligant
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 34(7) 1085-1098 (2017)

Hyperspectral imaging in color vision research: tutorial

David H. Foster and Kinjiro Amano
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 36(4) 606-627 (2019)

Spectral edge: gradient-preserving spectral mapping for image fusion

David Connah, Mark S. Drew, and Graham D. Finlayson
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 32(12) 2384-2396 (2015)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (10)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (20)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription