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Adaptive region-based multimodal image fusion using ICA bases

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication9th International Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION, Florence, Italy
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 6
ISBN (Print)1424409535
StatePublished - Jul 2006
Event9th International Conference on Information Fusion - Florence, Italy


Conference9th International Conference on Information Fusion
Period1/07/06 → …


In this paper, we present a novel multimodal image fusion algorithm in ICA domain. It uses segmentation to determine the most important regions in the input images and consequently fuses the ICA coefficients from given regions using the Piella fusion metric to maximise the quality of the fused image. The proposed method exhibits significantly higher performance than the basic ICA algorithm and improvement over other state-of-the-art algorithms.

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    Research areas

  • image fusion, region-based image fusion, image fusion metrics, segmentation, Independent component analysis


9th International Conference on Information Fusion

Duration1 Jul 2006 → …

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