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Color restoration method of printing in machine visual detection
Peng Liu1;2, Ning Zhao1, Linghui Ren3, Qianqian Xu2
1 [Northwestern Polytechnical University], Xi'an 710072, China
2 College of Printing and Packaging Engineering, [Xi'an University of Technology], Xi'an 710048, China
3 [Xi'an Aaerospace-huayang Printing &
Packaging Machinery co., ltd], Xi'an 710100, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2014, 12(s1): pp.S11501

Topic:Machine vision
Keywords(OCIS Code): 150.1135  150.1708  

It is found that application of Retinex color constancy algorithm in machine vision can weaken light interference on printing chromatic aberration. We propose a new method of fusion of Weighted Least Squares and Multi-Scale Retinex in the L*a*b* color space for the purpose of further enhancing the degree of recovery of prints colors. The effectiveness of the proposed method is tested against experiments on images of the same original print acquired in different illuminants. The method exhibits a good application prospect in machine vision in virtue of its great color consistency capability in maintaining the color of the original print.

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Posted online:2014/3/4

Get Citation: Peng Liu, Ning Zhao, Linghui Ren, Qianqian Xu, "Color restoration method of printing in machine visual detection," Chin. Opt. Lett. 12(s1), S11501(2014)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51275406) and the National Science and Technology Support Program of China (Grant No. 2013BAF04B01).


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