A Study on Histogram Equalization Techniques for Underwater Image Enhancement

Authors(3) :-Althaf SK, John Basha SK, Munwar Ali Shaik

The Most important attributes to acquire and extract more information from underwater images are color and contrast. But most of the underwater images are suffered from poor illumination due to ocean depth and color degradation. This paper mainly focus on brief study of different Histogram based equalization techniques for improving the color and contrast of underwater images. In this paper we have studied Histogram equalization (HE), Adaptive Histogram equalization (AHE), Contrast limited adaptive histogram equalization (CLAHE) techniques. Finally by comparing the experimental results the CLAHE technique give better results.

Authors and Affiliations

Althaf SK
Department of ECE, ESWAR college of Engineering , Narasaraopet, Andhra Pradesh, India
John Basha SK
Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, ESWAR college of Engineering , Narasaraopet , Andhra Pradesh, India
Munwar Ali Shaik

Underwater images, Image enhancement, Histogram of color images

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 210-216
Manuscript Number : CSEIT172530
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Althaf SK, John Basha SK, Munwar Ali Shaik, "A Study on Histogram Equalization Techniques for Underwater Image Enhancement", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.210-216, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT172530

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