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Current Issues on Single Image Dehazing Method

Falah Ibrahim , MSM Rahim, , ,
Dept. of Computer Science, Zakho Technical Institute, Duhok Polytechnic University, Zakho, Iraq

Nowadays the role of computer vision and graphic have seen in wide application fields, so haze and fog fetch trouble to many computer vision and often effect on graphics applications as it diminishes the scene’s clarity. Haze forms when climate conditions stay slack for a time-frame. Building on the bearing of view as for the sun it might be brownish or bluish. Haze reduces the contrast and saturation degraded the quality of preview and captured the image. So it attenuates the mild pondered from the scenes and similarly blends it with some additive light inside the atmosphere. Here comes the role of the dehazing method though is very important in computer vision applications, it can take off haze from the pictures, increment the scene vision. From earlier up to now there are many methods have been proposed for improving images, single image dehazing method is one of them, and recently the researchers are more interesting with this method. The goal of this study firstly gives a brief introduction to image enhancement and restoration algorithms and suggested a variety of dehazing algorithm. Secondly, explore the different techniques of single image dehazing to remove the haze professionally from the digital images. Finally, summarized the comparison among these methods based on image quality assessment.

Falah Ibrahim.MSM Rahim (2018). Current Issues on Single Image Dehazing Method. International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends, 5(2), 37-49. Retrieved from

Keywords : Dehazing Method, Single image, Outdoor image, Image restoration, Image Enhancement, Dark Channel.

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