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March 2015

From Communications of the ACM

Local Laplacian Filters: Edge-Aware Image Processing with a Laplacian Pyramid

Local Laplacian Filters

In this paper, we demonstrate that state-of-the-art edge-aware filters can be achieved with standard Laplacian pyramids.

From Communications of the ACM

Technical Perspective: Image Processing Goes Back to Basics

In "Local Laplacian Filters," Paris et al. made a surprising move. They chose to build a system on the Laplacian pyramid, which is a very simple multiscale representation that predates wavelets.