1 May 1994 Error diffusion with a more symmetric error distribution
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In this paper a new error diffusion algorithm is presented that effectively eliminates the `worm' artifacts appearing in the standard methods. The new algorithm processes each scanline of the image in two passes, a forward pass followed by a backward one. This enables the error made at one pixel to be propagated to all the `future' pixels. A much more symmetric error distribution is achieved than that of the standard methods. The frequency response of the noise shaping filter associated with the new algorithm is mirror-symmetric in magnitude.
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Zhigang Fan, "Error diffusion with a more symmetric error distribution", Proc. SPIE 2179, Human Vision, Visual Processing, and Digital Display V, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172666; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.172666
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