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P. Getreuer, “Malvar–He–Cutler Linear Image Demosaicking,” Image Processing On Line, 2011. DOI: 10.5201/ipol.2011.g_mhcd.

Article permalink: http://dx.doi.org/10.5201/ipol.2011.g_mhcd

    title = {{Malvar--He--Cutler} Linear Image Demosaicking},
    author = {Pascal Getreuer},
    journal = {Image Processing On Line},
    year = {2011},
    doi = {10.5201/ipol.2011.g_mhcd},

See also the original work by Malvar et al., “High-quality linear interpolation for demosaicing of Bayer-patterned color images.”


Image demosaicking (or demosaicing) is the interpolation problem of estimating complete color information for an image that has been captured through a color filter array (CFA), particularly on the Bayer pattern. While many complicated methods for demosaicking have been proposed, Malvar, He, and Cutler showed that surprisingly good results are possible with a simple linear method using 5×5 filters.

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