25 October 1988 Digital Image Halftoning Using Neural Networks
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Proceedings Volume 1001, Visual Communications and Image Processing '88: Third in a Series; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.969059
Event: Visual Communications and Image Processing III, 1988, Cambridge, MA, United States
Abstract
A novel technique for digital image halftoning is presented, performing nonstandard quantization subject to a fidelity criterion. Massively parallel artificial symmetric neural networks are used for this purpose, minimizing a frequency weighted mean squared error between the continuous-tone input and the bilevel output image. The weights of these networks can be selected, so that the generated halftoned images are of good quality. A symmetric formulation of the error diffusion halftoning technique is also presented in the form of a massively parallel network. This network contains a nonmonotonic nonlinearity in lieu of the sigmoid function and is shown to be appropriate for effective halftoning of images.
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Dimitris Anastassiou, Dimitris Anastassiou, Stefanos Kollias, Stefanos Kollias, "Digital Image Halftoning Using Neural Networks", Proc. SPIE 1001, Visual Communications and Image Processing '88: Third in a Series, (25 October 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.969059; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.969059
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