Chapter 7

Evaluation of Tone Mapping Operators for HDR Video

G. Eilertsen*; J. Unger*; R.K. Mantiuk    * Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom


Tone mapping of high dynamic range video is a challenging problem. It is highly important to develop a framework for evaluation and comparison of tone mapping operators to assess their relative performance and expected quality. This chapter gives an overview of different approaches on how evaluation of tone mapping operators can be conducted, including experimental setups, the choice of input data, the choice of tone mapping operators, and the importance of tone mapping parameter adjustment for fair comparisons. The chapter also gives ...

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