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Abhishek Arora and Ritesh Kolte, Dept. of Electrical Engg. Stanford University, CA: Single Image Super-Resolution. In PDF.
Cloudynights.com: Super resolution: anyone know much about it?
Cnet.com: QE SuperResolution Download. QE SuperResolution is a tool for enhancing the quality and resolution of images. It is based upon combining image information from several similar images taken from a movie sequence, or consecutive shots from a still camera. The software automatically extracts the information about a particular region of interest from all images, and uses the information to recreate an image with higher resolution and quality.
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Arts > Photography > Techniques and Styles.
DownloadPlex.com: Super Resolution. Free superresolution software download.
ExtremeTech: CSI-style super-resolution image enlargement? Yeeaaaah!
Sina Farsiu et al. (2004): Advances and Challenges in Super-Resolution. In PDF.
FixerLabs: FocusFixer restores or sharpens images by reversing the effects of focus blur. SizeFixer utilizes super-resolution technology to enlarge images without loss of sharpness.
FocOz: FocOz Software. This program is comparing different frames, selecting image elements of high definition from them all and rejects whatever is blurred.
Forum.adobe.com: "Super Resolution" Upscaling Algorithm.
Daniel Glasner et al.,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel:
From a Single Image.
See also here.
Stefan Gross, Traumflieger: Photoshop-Workshops, Mehr Schärfentiefe mit Photoshop. The Photoshop procedure, a tutorial (in German).
John Hart, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Colorado: IMAGE STACKS AND AUTOMONTAGE RESULTS Using the software AutoMontage (Synoptics Ltd.).
J.T. Haug et al. (2011): Autofluorescence imaging, an excellent tool for comparative morphology. In PDF, Journal of Microscopy.
! Infognition: Free Trial! What is super-resolution?
K.I. Kim and Y. Kwon: Example-based Learning for Single-Image Super-resolution. In PDF.
! Jay Longson et al. (2010): Adapting Traditional Macro and Micro Photography for Scientific Gigapixel Imaging. PDF file, Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science.
Peyman Milanfar: MDSP Resolution Enhancement Software . The main objective of this software tool is the implementation of several superresolution techniques.
Nuno Moreno et al. (2006):
Plant Cells. PDF file,
Handbook of Biological Confocal Microscopy, third edition, edited by James B. Pawley.
A version archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland (program developed by an employee of the Federal Government in the course of his official duties): ImageJ. ImageJ is a public domain Java image processing program. It runs, either as an online applet or as a downloadable application, on any computer with a Java 1.4 or later virtual machine. It can display, edit, analyze, process, save and print 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit images (including TIFF, GIF, JPEG, BMP, DICOM, FITS and "raw"). ImageJ supports "stacks" and standard image processing functions such as contrast manipulation, sharpening, smoothing, edge detection and median filtering. It can calculate area and pixel value statistics of user-defined selections, measure distances and angles and it can create density histograms and line profile plots.
Netzwelt.de: QE SuperResolution (in German).
An image measurement and processing software.
Rincon can combine a stack of images captured at different
levels of focus and combine them into a single in-focus image.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
Sung Cheol Park et al.: Super-resolution image reconstruction: A technical overview. In PDF. "The basic premise for increasing the spatial resolution in SR techniques is the availability of multiple LR images captured from the same scene".
! PhotoAcute, Austin, Texas, USA. PhotoAcute is a leading edge tool for enhancing the quality of digital photographs. Go to: Superresolution FAQ. See also here.
Photo.net: Super Resolution.
RetouchPro: Super-Resolution image enlargement software.
Slashcam.de: Grundlagen: Hocus Bogus - Super-Resolution (in German).
Softonic: Super Resolution. QE SuperResolution, a tool for enhancing the quality and resolution of images
Kalyan Sunkavalli, Adobe Research: TVCG Submission Video Snapshots: Creating high-quality images from video clips (Supplementary material).
! Hiroyuki Takeda, University of California, Santa Cruz: Kernel Regression for Image Processing and Reconstruction. The software package is also available here.
M.A. Urban (2016): Cuticle and subsurface ornamentation of intact plant leaf epidermis under confocal and superresolution microscopy. Abstract, Microscopy Research Technique. See also here (in PDF).
Patrick Vandewalle: Super-Resolution Imaging
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