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Asked by FIR
on 13 Dec 2012

I have to remove noise in image ,i di dit ny median,weiner,progressive median,but i did not get any codes for switching median filter,can you please tell is three any codes available fir it

Answer by Jürgen
on 13 Dec 2012

Accepted answer

Hi, first, quite a challenge to understand your question?

did you check ' How to remove noise? or something like that in matlab help it is quite well explained

ImageOrg = imread('ImageName'); ImageFilt= medfilt2(ImageOrg, [m n]) with m and n the size of your window

r,J

Answer by Image Analyst
on 13 Dec 2012

Edited by Image Analyst
on 14 Dec 2012

I don't know what "switching median" or "progressive median" filters are. They may just be names that some authors invented for their particular twist on the standard median filter. There are probably programs for them if you read about them somewhere - ask the authors. Here's a modified median filter demo I've posted before.

clc; % Clear command window. clear; % Delete all variables. close all; % Close all figure windows except those created by imtool. imtool close all; % Close all figure windows created by imtool. workspace; % Make sure the workspace panel is showing. fontSize = 15;

% Read in a standard MATLAB demo image. folder = fullfile(matlabroot, '\toolbox\images\imdemos'); baseFileName = 'coins.png'; % Get the full filename, with path prepended. fullFileName = fullfile(folder, baseFileName); if ~exist(fullFileName, 'file') % Didn't find it there. Check the search path for it. fullFileName = baseFileName; % No path this time. if ~exist(fullFileName, 'file') % Still didn't find it. Alert user. errorMessage = sprintf('Error: %s does not exist.', fullFileName); uiwait(warndlg(errorMessage)); return; end end grayImage = imread(fullFileName); % Get the dimensions of the image. numberOfColorBands should be = 1. [rows columns numberOfColorBands] = size(grayImage); % Display the original image. subplot(2, 2, 1); imshow(grayImage); title('Original Gray Scale Image', 'FontSize', fontSize); % Enlarge figure to full screen. set(gcf, 'Position', get(0,'Screensize'));

% Generate a noisy image with salt and pepper noise. noisyImage = imnoise(grayImage,'salt & pepper', 0.05); subplot(2, 2, 2); imshow(noisyImage); title('Image with Salt and Pepper Noise', 'FontSize', fontSize);

% Median Filter the image: medianFilteredImage = medfilt2(noisyImage, [3 3]);

% Find the noise. It will have a gray level of either 0 or 255. noiseImage = (noisyImage == 0 | noisyImage == 255); % Get rid of the noise by replacing with median. noiseFreeImage = noisyImage; % Initialize noiseFreeImage(noiseImage) = medianFilteredImage(noiseImage); % Replace. % Display the image. subplot(2, 2, 3); imshow(noiseFreeImage); title('Restored Image', 'FontSize', fontSize);

Answer by Jürgen
on 13 Dec 2012

Edited by Jürgen
on 13 Dec 2012

Ok so I indeed did not understand your question, I got interested and just did some googling: first found a paper: http://www.ijser.org/researchpaper%5CSwitching-Median-Filter-For-Image-Enhancement.pdf and then found http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/21757-progressive-switching-median-filter I think that could help , basically the result of some googling regardsJ

Image Analyst
on 14 Dec 2012

Good searching. It looks like nedfilt2(), imerode(), and imdilate() could be used to implement that algorithm fairly quickly.

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