Example for a large dynamic mean / average filter without the use of FIR filter operators

  • Hi

    If you want to implement large dynamic filters you need to separate them in x- and y-direction and need to implement the dynamic coefficients using LUTs or Mult operators.

    However, if you want to implement a mean or average filter you can follow a different approach. Instead of using a kernel and calculating the sum for each pixel you can implement a rolling average for the columns and rows. To do this you need to compare the image with a shifted copy. We simply use CreateImage and an insertion for these black edges.


    Check the attached design: largeDynamicMeanFilter.va

    There are many comments and explanations within. The design is kept simple. For special cases modifications and extensions might be required.

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    Johannes Trein
    Teamleader Applications and Development
    SiliconSoftware GmbH
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