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[PubMed]

X. Qu, J. Yan, and G. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion method of sharp frequency localized contourlet transform domain based on sum-modified-laplacian,” Opt. Precis. Eng. 17(5), 1203–1212 (2009).

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G. Davis, S. Mallat, and M. Avellaneda, “Adaptive greedy approximations,” Constr. Approx. 13(1), 57–98 (1997).

K. Huang and S. Aviyente, “Sparse representation for signal classification,” Adv. Neural Inf. Process. Syst. 19, 609–616 (2007).

A. Bleau and L.J. Leon, “Watershed-based segmentation and region merging” Comput. Vis. Image Und. 77(3), 317–370 (2000).

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M. Aharon, M. Elad, and A. Bruckstein, “K-SVD: an algorithm for designing overcomplete dictionaries for sparse sepresentation,” IEEE Trans. Sig. Proces. 54, (11)4311–4322 (2006)

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R. Rubinstein, A. M. Bruckstein, and M. Elad, “Dictionaries for sparse representation modeling,” Proc. IEEE 98(6), 1045–1057 (2010).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, Y. Chai, H. Yin, and G. Liu, “Multifocus image fusion and denoising scheme based on homogeneity similarity,” Opt. Commun. 285(2), 91–100 (2012).

[CrossRef]

J. Tian, L. Chen, L. Ma, and W. Yu, “Multi-focus image fusion using a bilateral gradient-based sharpness criterion,” Opt. Commun. 284(1), 80–87 (2011).

[CrossRef]

G. Davis, S. Mallat, and M. Avellaneda, “Adaptive greedy approximations,” Constr. Approx. 13(1), 57–98 (1997).

D. L. Donoho, “Compressed sensing,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory. 52(4), 1289–1306 (2006).

[CrossRef]

R. Rubinstein, A. M. Bruckstein, and M. Elad, “Dictionaries for sparse representation modeling,” Proc. IEEE 98(6), 1045–1057 (2010).

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M. Aharon, M. Elad, and A. Bruckstein, “K-SVD: an algorithm for designing overcomplete dictionaries for sparse sepresentation,” IEEE Trans. Sig. Proces. 54, (11)4311–4322 (2006)

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J. Huang, X. Huang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with dynamic group sparsity,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision, 64–71 (2009).

K. Huang and S. Aviyente, “Sparse representation for signal classification,” Adv. Neural Inf. Process. Syst. 19, 609–616 (2007).

J. Huang, X. Huang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with dynamic group sparsity,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision, 64–71 (2009).

S. Li, J. T. Kwok, and Y. Wang, “Combination of images with diverse focuses using the spatial frequency,” Inf. Fusion 26(7), 169–176 (2001).

[CrossRef]

A. Bleau and L.J. Leon, “Watershed-based segmentation and region merging” Comput. Vis. Image Und. 77(3), 317–370 (2000).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, Y. Chai, H. Yin, and G. Liu, “Multifocus image fusion and denoising scheme based on homogeneity similarity,” Opt. Commun. 285(2), 91–100 (2012).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, B. Manjunath, and S. K. Mitra, “Multisensor image fusion using the wavelet transform,” Graph. Model. Im. Proc. 57(3), 235–245 (1995)

[CrossRef]

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Y. Song, M. Li, Q. Li, and L. Sun, “A new wavelet based multi-focus image fusion scheme and its application on optical microscopy,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kunming, China, 2006), pp. 401–405.

B. Yang and S. Li, “Multifocus image fusion and restoration with sparse representation,” IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. 59(4), 884–892 (2010).

[CrossRef]

S. Li and B. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion using region segmentation and spatial frequency,” Image Vis. Comput. 26(7), 971–979 (2008).

[CrossRef]

S. Li, J. T. Kwok, and Y. Wang, “Combination of images with diverse focuses using the spatial frequency,” Inf. Fusion 26(7), 169–176 (2001).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, Y. Chai, H. Yin, and G. Liu, “Multifocus image fusion and denoising scheme based on homogeneity similarity,” Opt. Commun. 285(2), 91–100 (2012).

[CrossRef]

J. Tian, L. Chen, L. Ma, and W. Yu, “Multi-focus image fusion using a bilateral gradient-based sharpness criterion,” Opt. Commun. 284(1), 80–87 (2011).

[CrossRef]

Z. Wang, Y. Ma, and J. Gu, “Multi-focus image fusion using PCNN,” Pattern Recogn. 43(6), 2003–2016 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Shi and J. Malik, “Normalized cuts and image segmentation,” IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 22(8), 888–905 (2000)

[CrossRef]

G. Davis, S. Mallat, and M. Avellaneda, “Adaptive greedy approximations,” Constr. Approx. 13(1), 57–98 (1997).

H. Li, B. Manjunath, and S. K. Mitra, “Multisensor image fusion using the wavelet transform,” Graph. Model. Im. Proc. 57(3), 235–245 (1995)

[CrossRef]

J. Huang, X. Huang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with dynamic group sparsity,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision, 64–71 (2009).

J. Huang, T. Zhang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with structured sparsity,” Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference on Machine Learning, 417–424 (2009).

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[CrossRef]

H. Li, B. Manjunath, and S. K. Mitra, “Multisensor image fusion using the wavelet transform,” Graph. Model. Im. Proc. 57(3), 235–245 (1995)

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

N.R. Pal and S.K. Pal, “A review on image segmentation techniques” Pattern Recogn. 26(9), 1277–1294 (1993)

[CrossRef]

C. Xydeas and V. Petrovic, “Objective image fusion performance measure,” Electron. Lett. 36(4), 308–309 (2000).

[CrossRef]

X. Qu, J. Yan, and G. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion method of sharp frequency localized contourlet transform domain based on sum-modified-laplacian,” Opt. Precis. Eng. 17(5), 1203–1212 (2009).

R. Rubinstein, A. M. Bruckstein, and M. Elad, “Dictionaries for sparse representation modeling,” Proc. IEEE 98(6), 1045–1057 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Shi and J. Malik, “Normalized cuts and image segmentation,” IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 22(8), 888–905 (2000)

[CrossRef]

Y. Song, M. Li, Q. Li, and L. Sun, “A new wavelet based multi-focus image fusion scheme and its application on optical microscopy,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kunming, China, 2006), pp. 401–405.

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Y. Song, M. Li, Q. Li, and L. Sun, “A new wavelet based multi-focus image fusion scheme and its application on optical microscopy,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kunming, China, 2006), pp. 401–405.

J. Tian, L. Chen, L. Ma, and W. Yu, “Multi-focus image fusion using a bilateral gradient-based sharpness criterion,” Opt. Commun. 284(1), 80–87 (2011).

[CrossRef]

S. Li, J. T. Kwok, and Y. Wang, “Combination of images with diverse focuses using the spatial frequency,” Inf. Fusion 26(7), 169–176 (2001).

[CrossRef]

Z. Wang, Y. Ma, and J. Gu, “Multi-focus image fusion using PCNN,” Pattern Recogn. 43(6), 2003–2016 (2010).

[CrossRef]

C. Xydeas and V. Petrovic, “Objective image fusion performance measure,” Electron. Lett. 36(4), 308–309 (2000).

[CrossRef]

X. Qu, J. Yan, and G. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion method of sharp frequency localized contourlet transform domain based on sum-modified-laplacian,” Opt. Precis. Eng. 17(5), 1203–1212 (2009).

B. Yang and S. Li, “Multifocus image fusion and restoration with sparse representation,” IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. 59(4), 884–892 (2010).

[CrossRef]

S. Li and B. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion using region segmentation and spatial frequency,” Image Vis. Comput. 26(7), 971–979 (2008).

[CrossRef]

X. Qu, J. Yan, and G. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion method of sharp frequency localized contourlet transform domain based on sum-modified-laplacian,” Opt. Precis. Eng. 17(5), 1203–1212 (2009).

H. Li, Y. Chai, H. Yin, and G. Liu, “Multifocus image fusion and denoising scheme based on homogeneity similarity,” Opt. Commun. 285(2), 91–100 (2012).

[CrossRef]

J. Tian, L. Chen, L. Ma, and W. Yu, “Multi-focus image fusion using a bilateral gradient-based sharpness criterion,” Opt. Commun. 284(1), 80–87 (2011).

[CrossRef]

J. Huang, T. Zhang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with structured sparsity,” Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference on Machine Learning, 417–424 (2009).

Y. Zhang and L. Ge, “Efficient fusion scheme for multi-focus images by using blurring measure,” Digital Sig. Process. 19(2), 186–193 (2009).

[CrossRef]

K. Huang and S. Aviyente, “Sparse representation for signal classification,” Adv. Neural Inf. Process. Syst. 19, 609–616 (2007).

A. Bleau and L.J. Leon, “Watershed-based segmentation and region merging” Comput. Vis. Image Und. 77(3), 317–370 (2000).

[CrossRef]

G. Davis, S. Mallat, and M. Avellaneda, “Adaptive greedy approximations,” Constr. Approx. 13(1), 57–98 (1997).

Y. Zhang and L. Ge, “Efficient fusion scheme for multi-focus images by using blurring measure,” Digital Sig. Process. 19(2), 186–193 (2009).

[CrossRef]

C. Xydeas and V. Petrovic, “Objective image fusion performance measure,” Electron. Lett. 36(4), 308–309 (2000).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, B. Manjunath, and S. K. Mitra, “Multisensor image fusion using the wavelet transform,” Graph. Model. Im. Proc. 57(3), 235–245 (1995)

[CrossRef]

D. L. Donoho, “Compressed sensing,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory. 52(4), 1289–1306 (2006).

[CrossRef]

B. Yang and S. Li, “Multifocus image fusion and restoration with sparse representation,” IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. 59(4), 884–892 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Shi and J. Malik, “Normalized cuts and image segmentation,” IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 22(8), 888–905 (2000)

[CrossRef]

M. Aharon, M. Elad, and A. Bruckstein, “K-SVD: an algorithm for designing overcomplete dictionaries for sparse sepresentation,” IEEE Trans. Sig. Proces. 54, (11)4311–4322 (2006)

[CrossRef]

S. Li and B. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion using region segmentation and spatial frequency,” Image Vis. Comput. 26(7), 971–979 (2008).

[CrossRef]

S. Li, J. T. Kwok, and Y. Wang, “Combination of images with diverse focuses using the spatial frequency,” Inf. Fusion 26(7), 169–176 (2001).

[CrossRef]

B. A. Olshausen, “Emergence of simple-cell receptive field properties by learning a sparse code for natural images,” Nature (London) 381, 607–609 (1996).

[CrossRef]

J. Tian, L. Chen, L. Ma, and W. Yu, “Multi-focus image fusion using a bilateral gradient-based sharpness criterion,” Opt. Commun. 284(1), 80–87 (2011).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, Y. Chai, H. Yin, and G. Liu, “Multifocus image fusion and denoising scheme based on homogeneity similarity,” Opt. Commun. 285(2), 91–100 (2012).

[CrossRef]

Y. Chen, L. Wang, Z. Sun, Y. Jiang, and G. Zhai, “Fusion of color microscopic images based on bidimensional empirical mode decomposition,” Opt. Express 18(21), 21757–21769 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Q. Guihong, Z. Dali, and Y. Pingfan, “Medical image fusion by wavelet transform modulus maxima,” Opt. Express 9(4), 184–190 (2001).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. Bai, F. Zhou, and B. Xue, “Fusion of infrared and visual images through region extraction by using multi-scale center-surround top-hat transform,” Opt. Express 19(9), 8444–8457 (2011).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

L. Guo, M. Dai, and M. Zhu, “Multifocus color image fusion based on quaternion curvelet transform,” Opt. Express 20(17), 18846–18860 (2012).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. Qu, J. Yan, and G. Yang, “Multifocus image fusion method of sharp frequency localized contourlet transform domain based on sum-modified-laplacian,” Opt. Precis. Eng. 17(5), 1203–1212 (2009).

N.R. Pal and S.K. Pal, “A review on image segmentation techniques” Pattern Recogn. 26(9), 1277–1294 (1993)

[CrossRef]

Z. Wang, Y. Ma, and J. Gu, “Multi-focus image fusion using PCNN,” Pattern Recogn. 43(6), 2003–2016 (2010).

[CrossRef]

R. Rubinstein, A. M. Bruckstein, and M. Elad, “Dictionaries for sparse representation modeling,” Proc. IEEE 98(6), 1045–1057 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Huang, X. Huang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with dynamic group sparsity,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision, 64–71 (2009).

J. Huang, T. Zhang, and D. Metaxas, “Learning with structured sparsity,” Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference on Machine Learning, 417–424 (2009).

H. Hariharan, “Extending Depth of Field via Multifocus Fusion,” PhD Thesis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2011.

H. B. Mitchell, Image Fusion: Theories, Techniques and Applications (Springer, 2010).

[CrossRef]

T. Stathaki, Image Fusion: Algorithms and Applications (Academic Press, 2008).

Y. Song, M. Li, Q. Li, and L. Sun, “A new wavelet based multi-focus image fusion scheme and its application on optical microscopy,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kunming, China, 2006), pp. 401–405.