Special Issue "Mobile Camera-Based Image and Video Processing"

A special issue of Journal of Imaging (ISSN 2313-433X). This special issue belongs to the section "Image and Video Processing".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 December 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Petra Gomez-Krämer
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Guest Editor
Laboratory of Informatics, Image and Interaction (L3i), La Rochelle University, La Rochelle, France
Interests: image processing and analysis; video processing and analysis; pattern recognition; document forensics and security; mobile camera-based processing and analysis
Dr. Joseph Chazalon
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Guest Editor
EPITA Research and Development Laboratory (LRDE), Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
Interests: computer vision; machine learning; image processing; document analysis and recognition; evaluation protocols; mobile document imaging
Dr. Muhammad Muzzamil Luqman
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Guest Editor
L3i Laboratory, La Rochelle University, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Interests: document image analysis; pattern recognition; computer vision

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Today, mobile devices such as smartphones have become very popular for acquiring objects due to their availability and simple use. They allow us to easily capture several image samples or a video of an object in photo or video mode. However, mobile camera-captured images and videos represent a particular challenge for the analysis, recognition and understanding of their content, as they may contain several degradations such as lightning variations, shadows, geometric distortions, blur, noise and low resolution. Another challenge is the processing of these contents on the mobile device, as the methods have to account for the computational resources, to avoid draining the battery. The versatility of mobile devices enables new applications in various domains such as augmented reality, mobile document scanning and integrity checks, user authentication and presentation attack detection, automated photo enhancement, 3D acquisition, etc.

We request contributions taking an academic or industrial perspective in the field of mobile camera-based image and video processing. We hope that the submitted articles will raise and respond to new issues of mobile camera-based processing and its applications, or represent ongoing research to improve image and video analysis, recognition and understanding methods. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the keywords below.

Dr. Petra Gomez-Krämer
Dr. Joseph Chazalon
Dr. Muhammad Muzzamil Luqman
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Mobile camera-based acquisition: acquisition protocols, arrays/groups of cameras, the fusion of multiple sensor data
  • Camera calibration and pose estimation
  • The preprocessing of mobile camera-captured images: deblurring, dewarping, denoising and super-resolution
  • Quality assessment: blur assessment, noise assessment, compression quality and readability
  • The analysis, recognition and understanding of mobile camera-captured images and videos
  • Embedded processing: real-time processing and lightweight approaches
  • Interactive approaches: live feedback
  • Applications: augmented reality, virtual reality, mobile camera-based forensics and security, mobile document acquisition, and new usages of mobile camera-based images and video
  • Datasets and evaluation: challenging datasets, performance evaluation and prototyping tools

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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