A Geometric Dictionary Learning Based Approach for Fluorescence Spectroscopy Image Fusion
AbstractIn recent years, sparse representation approaches have been integrated into multi-focus image fusion methods. The fused images of sparse-representation-based image fusion methods show great performance. Constructing an informative dictionary is a key step for sparsity-based image fusion method. In order to ensure sufficient number of useful bases for sparse representation in the process of informative dictionary construction, image patches from all source images are classified into different groups based on geometric similarities. The key information of each image-patch group is extracted by principle component analysis (PCA) to build dictionary. According to the constructed dictionary, image patches are converted to sparse coefficients by simultaneous orthogonal matching pursuit (SOMP) algorithm for representing the source multi-focus images. At last the sparse coefficients are fused by Max-L1 fusion rule and inverted to fused image. Due to the limitation of microscope, the fluorescence image cannot be fully focused. The proposed multi-focus image fusion solution is applied to fluorescence imaging area for generating all-in-focus images. The comparison experimentation results confirm the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed multi-focus image fusion solution. View Full-Text
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Zhu, Z.; Qi, G.; Chai, Y.; Li, P. A Geometric Dictionary Learning Based Approach for Fluorescence Spectroscopy Image Fusion. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 161.
Zhu Z, Qi G, Chai Y, Li P. A Geometric Dictionary Learning Based Approach for Fluorescence Spectroscopy Image Fusion. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(2):161.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhu, Zhiqin; Qi, Guanqiu; Chai, Yi; Li, Penghua. 2017. "A Geometric Dictionary Learning Based Approach for Fluorescence Spectroscopy Image Fusion." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 2: 161.