Single-image super-resolution: A benchmark

Chih Yuan Yang, Chao Ma, Ming Hsuan Yang

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Single-image super-resolution is of great importance for vision applications, and numerous algorithms have been proposed in recent years. Despite the demonstrated success, these results are often generated based on different assumptions using different datasets and metrics. In this paper, we present a systematic benchmark evaluation for state-of-the-art single-image super-resolution algorithms. In addition to quantitative evaluations based on conventional full-reference metrics, human subject studies are carried out to evaluate image quality based on visual perception. The benchmark evaluations demonstrate the performance and limitations of state-of-the-art algorithms which sheds light on future research in single-image super-resolution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Vision, ECCV 2014 - 13th European Conference, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages15
EditionPART 4
ISBN (Print)9783319105925
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event13th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2014 - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 2014 Sept 62014 Sept 12

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
NumberPART 4
Volume8692 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference13th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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