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Historical photos are significant attestations of the inheritance of the past. Since Photography is an art that is more than 150 years old, more and more diffuse are the photographic archives all over the world. Nevertheless, time and bad preservation corrupts physical supports, and many important historical documents risk to be ruined and their content lost. Therefore solutions must be implemented to preserve their state and to recover damaged information. This PhD thesis proposes a general methodology, and several applicative solutions, to handle these problems, by means of digitization and digital restoration. The purpose is to create a useful tool to support non-expert users in the restoration process of damaged historical images. The content of ... toggle 7 keywords

cultural heritage historical photos digitization image restoration defect detection defect classification texture synthesis


Mazzola, Giuseppe
Università degli studi di Palermo - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica
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Dec. 11, 2008

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