This work presents a perceptual-based no-reference objective image sharpness/blurriness metric by integrating the concept of Just Noticeable Blur (JNB) into a probability summation model. Unlike existing objective no-reference image sharpness/blurriness metrics, the proposed metric is able to predict the relative amount of blurriness in images with different content as well in images with same content.
This work received the Best Paper Award by the IEEE Signal Processing Society.
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