Photo-Realistic Single Image Super-Resolution Using a Generative Adversarial Network

  title={Photo-Realistic Single Image Super-Resolution Using a Generative Adversarial Network},
  author={Christian Ledig and Lucas Theis and Ferenc Husz{\'a}r and Jose Caballero and Andrew P. Aitken and Alykhan Tejani and Johannes Totz and Zehan Wang and Wenzhe Shi},
  journal={2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)},
  • C. LedigLucas Theis Wenzhe Shi
  • Published 15 September 2016
  • Computer Science
  • 2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
Despite the breakthroughs in accuracy and speed of single image super-resolution using faster and deeper convolutional neural networks, one central problem remains largely unsolved: how do we recover the finer texture details when we super-resolve at large upscaling factors. [] Key Method In addition, we use a content loss motivated by perceptual similarity instead of similarity in pixel space. Our deep residual network is able to recover photo-realistic textures from heavily downsampled images on public…

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