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Zhao, JS; Kechasov, D; Rewald, B; Bodner, G; Verheul, M; Clarke, N; Clarke, JL.
(2020): Deep Learning in Hyperspectral Image Reconstruction from Single RGB images-A Case Study on Tomato Quality Parameters
REMOTE SENS-BASEL. 2020; 12(19), 3258 FullText FullText_BOKU

Hyperspectral imaging has many applications. However, the high device costs and low hyperspectral image resolution are major obstacles limiting its wider application in agriculture and other fields. Hyperspectral image reconstruction from a single RGB image fully addresses these two problems. The robust HSCNN-R model with mean relative absolute error loss function and evaluated by the Mean Relative Absolute Error metric was selected through permutation tests from models with combinations of loss functions and evaluation metrics, using tomato as a case study. Hyperspectral images were subsequently reconstructed from single tomato RGB images taken by a smartphone camera. The reconstructed images were used to predict tomato quality properties such as the ratio of soluble solid content to total titratable acidity and normalized anthocyanin index. Both predicted parameters showed very good agreement with corresponding "ground truth" values and high significance in an F test. This study showed the suitability of hyperspectral image reconstruction from single RGB images for fruit quality control purposes, underpinning the potential of the technology-recovering hyperspectral properties in high resolution-for real-world, real time monitoring applications in agriculture any beyond.
Authors BOKU Wien:
Bodner Gernot
Rewald Boris
Zhao Jiangsan

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