Striping artifact reduction in lunar orbiter mosaic images

Phillip A. Mlsna, Tammy Becker

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Abstract

Photographic images of the moon from the 1960s Lunar Orbiter missions are being processed into maps for visual use. The analog nature of the images has produced numerous artifacts, the chief of which causes a vertical striping pattern in mosaic images formed from a series of filmstrips. Previous methods of stripe removal tended to introduce ringing and aliasing problems in the image data. This paper describes a recently developed alternative approach that succeeds at greatly reducing the striping artifacts while avoiding the creation of ringing and aliasing artifacts. The algorithm uses a one dimensional frequency domain step to deal with the periodic component of the striping artifact and a spatial domain step to handle the aperiodic residue. Several variations of the algorithm have been explored. Results, strengths, and remaining challenges are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication7th IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation
Pages95-99
Number of pages5
StatePublished - Nov 21 2006
Event7th IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation - Denver, CO, United States
Duration: Mar 26 2006Mar 28 2006

Publication series

NameProceedings of the IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation
Volume2006

Other

Other7th IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation
CountryUnited States
CityDenver, CO
Period3/26/063/28/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Mlsna, P. A., & Becker, T. (2006). Striping artifact reduction in lunar orbiter mosaic images. In 7th IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation (pp. 95-99). [1633729] (Proceedings of the IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation; Vol. 2006).