A novel automatic white balance for image stitching on mobile devices

Seung Kyun Kim, Seung Won Jung, Kang A. Choi, Tae Moon Roh, Sung Jea Ko

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Abstract

When several images are stitched into a panorama, the illumination difference across input images remains as a major problem. To maintain the color constancy between input images, automatic white balance (AWB) can play an important role in reducing the artifact. In this paper, we propose a new AWB algorithm to alleviate the undesirable color cast in the stitched result. The proposed algorithm estimates the global neutral color considering all the characteristics of input images to obtain the natural panorama. Experimental results show that the proposed algorithm successfully produces a stitched panorama with relieved color difference when compared with the results from the conventional AWB algorithms.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE 2011
Pages659-660
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE 2011 - Las Vegas, NV, United States
Duration: 2011 Jan 92011 Jan 12

Publication series

NameDigest of Technical Papers - IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics
ISSN (Print)0747-668X

Other

Other2011 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, NV
Period11/1/911/1/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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