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Image Quality Assessment Using the Joint Spatial/Spatial-Frequency Representation

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20062006:080537

Received: 9 December 2004

Accepted: 9 March 2006

Published: 24 May 2006


This paper demonstrates the usefulness of spatial/spatial-frequency representations in image quality assessment by introducing a new image dissimilarity measure based on 2D Wigner-Ville distribution (WVD). The properties of 2D WVD are shortly reviewed, and the important issue of choosing the analytic image is emphasized. The WVD-based measure is shown to be correlated with subjective human evaluation, which is the premise towards an image quality assessor developed on this principle.


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Authors’ Affiliations

L2TI-Institute Galilée, Villetaneuse, France
GE Healthcare Technologies, Buc, France


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