Restoration of old document images using different color spaces restoration of old document images

@article{Sgarbi2014RestorationOO,
  title={Restoration of old document images using different color spaces restoration of old document images},
  author={Ederson Marcos Sgarbi and Wellington Aparecido Della Mura and Nikolas Moya and Jacques Facon and Horacio Andr{\'e}s Legal-Ayala},
  journal={2014 International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP)},
  year={2014},
  volume={1},
  pages={82-88}
}
An obstacle in old document interpretation comes from the lack of image quality. Old documents frequently appear with digitization errors, uneven background, bleed-through effect. A new approach based on morphological color operators to restore the color text is presented. The morphological tools are based on three color spaces, HSI well known in morphological processes, YCrCb and YIQ rarely used in morphological procedures. Experimental results carried onto 100 old documents have proven that… CONTINUE READING