CE - Contrast Enhancement - Histogram Stretching

(11/19/02)

PURPOSE

Applies histogrammed contrast stretching to an image/volume. OBSOLETE, USE 'CE HI', 'CE LAHE', or 'CE ST' INSTEAD!   Example.

SEE ALSO

CE HI [Contrast Enhancement - Histogram Equalization]
CE LAH [Contrast Enhancement - Local Area Histogram]
CE ST [Contrast Enhancement - Stretching]
TH [Threshold - Set pixels above/below Threshold to Threshold]
HI [Histogram - output in Results file]
AR SCA [Arithmetic scaling of image]

USAGE

.OPERATION: CE

.INPUT FILE: PIC001
[Enter name of image to be processed.]

.OUTPUT FILE: PIC002
[Enter name of file receiving the output image.]

.STRETCH, HISTOGRAM EQUALIZE, OR LOCAL (S/H/L): L
[If 'stretch' the contrast is stretched as given by the whole image histogram,
If 'local' the image is tiled and the contrast within each tile is stretched as given by the local histogram.

.GENERALIZED HISTOGRAM OR THRESHOLD (G/T): G
Generalized histogram over the local area or a thresholded histogram.]

.LOCAL AREA SIZE: 30, 30
[Area]

SUBROUTINES

ENHANC, EHIST, LOCAL

CALLER

UTIL2

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