“Lighting Condition Adaptive Tone Mapping Method” by Han, Khan and Rahardja


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    Lighting Condition Adaptive Tone Mapping Method



    We propose an adaptive tone mapping method for displaying HDR images according to ambient light conditions. To compensate the loss of perceived luminance in brighter viewing conditions, we enhance the HDR image by an algorithm based on the Naka-Rushton model. Changes of the HVS response under different adaptation levels are considered and we match the response under the ambient conditions with the plateau response to the original HDR scene. The enhanced HDR image is tone mapped through a tone mapping curve constructed by the original image luminance histogram to produce visually pleasing images under given viewing conditions. 


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