An Image Impairment Assessment Procedure using the Saliency Map Technique

Hayato Teranaka, Minoru Nakayama

Abstract

An automated mechanical assessment procedure is required to evaluate image quality and impairment. This paper proposes a procedure for image impairment assessment using visual attention, such as saliency maps of the impaired images. To evaluate the performance of this image assessment procedure, an experiment was conducted to study viewer’s subjective evaluations of impaired images, and the relationships between viewer’s ratings and a previously developed set of values were then analyzed. Also, the limitations of the procedure which was developed were discussed in order to improve assessment performance. The use of image features and frequency-domain representation values for the test images was proposed.

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in Harvard Style

Teranaka H. and Nakayama M. (2016). An Image Impairment Assessment Procedure using the Saliency Map Technique . In Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-175-5, pages 73-78. DOI: 10.5220/0005638600730078


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp16,
author={Hayato Teranaka and Minoru Nakayama},
title={An Image Impairment Assessment Procedure using the Saliency Map Technique},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={73-78},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005638600730078},
isbn={978-989-758-175-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)
TI - An Image Impairment Assessment Procedure using the Saliency Map Technique
SN - 978-989-758-175-5
AU - Teranaka H.
AU - Nakayama M.
PY - 2016
SP - 73
EP - 78
DO - 10.5220/0005638600730078