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Title:
A METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR REMOVING WEATHER ELEMENTS FROM IMAGES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/035849
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A method, apparatus and computer program product for removing weather elements, such as rain, from images are provided. In this regard, imagery from self-driving cars or video surveillance may be blurred by weather elements. The weather elements may be removed by utilizing pure weather element images. The pure weather element images may be processed by machine learning techniques to model pure weather element data, and generate a pure weather element dictionary. Imagery including both weather elements and background scenery may then be processed accordingly, and the weather elements removed based on the learned pure weather element dictionary. Resulting weather-free images may then be generated.

Inventors:
LI, Yazhao (Room 6-4-501, Xinyuan Cun Hubin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin 2, 300072, CN)
Application Number:
CN2016/096897
Publication Date:
March 01, 2018
Filing Date:
August 26, 2016
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Assignee:
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (Karaportti 3, Espoo, 02610, FI)
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES (BEIJING) CO., LTD. (Unit 18, Room 1001 Level 10, East Tower, World Financial Center,No. 1, East Third Ring Middle Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 0, 100020, CN)
International Classes:
G06K9/46
Foreign References:
US20130236116A12013-09-12
US20150169632A12015-06-18
US20150178591A12015-06-25
US20120162425A12012-06-28
CN105447100A2016-03-30
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KING & WOOD MALLESONS (20th Floor, East Tower World Financial Centre,,No. 1 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 0, 100020, CN)
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