A Review on Image Contrast Enhancement Techniques


  • Pooja Patel M. Tech. Scholar, Department of CSE, Sagar Institute of Research & Technology, Bhopal, India
  • Arpana Bhandari M. Tech. Scholar, Department of CSE, Sagar Institute of Research & Technology, Bhopal, India




Image enhancement, Image quality, Digital image processing.


The purpose of image enhancement and image restoration techniques is to perk up a quality and feature of an image that result in improved image than the original one. Unlike the image restoration, image enhancement is the modification of an image to alter impact on the viewer. Generally enhancement distorts the original digital values; therefore enhancement is not done until the restoration processes are completed. In image enhancement the image features are extracted instead of restoration of degraded image. Image enhancement is the process in which the degraded image is handled and the appearance of the image by visual is improved. It is a subjective process and increases contrast of image but image restoration is a more objective process than image enhancement. Many research work have been done for image enhancement. In this paper, different techniques and algorithms are discussed for contrast enhancement.


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How to Cite

Patel, P., & Bhandari, A. (2019). A Review on Image Contrast Enhancement Techniques. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSCIENCE, 5(7), 18–22. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijoscience.v5i7.217