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On the Perception of Bandlimited Phase Distortion in Natural Scenes

Proc. Human Vision and Electronic Imaging 2011, San Francisco, CA, January 2011.

K. P. Vilankar, L. Vasu and D. M. Chandler

Hybrid images were created via a complex wavelet transform in which the the low frequency magnitude, low frequency phase, high frequency magnitude, and high frequency phase were taken from 2-4 different images. Fourteen combinations were created. Subjects were then asked to rate how much each of the 2-4 images contributed to the the appearance of the hybrid image. We found that local magnitude is indeed an important factor for image appearance; however, local phase can play an equally important role, and in some cases, local phase can dominate the images appearance. Please refer to the conference paper for the results of each combination.

Supplementary Information :

Examples of the stimuli used for the experiment.

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This project was supported by the National Science Foundation, "Content-Based Strategies of Image and Video Quality Assessment,"
PI: Damon Chandler, Oklahoma State University; Award #0917014.