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Mirzapour M, Yahaghi E, Ghiyasi Limanjubi S M, Antoni Madrid Garcia J, Movafeghi A. Identify Hidden Designs in Antique Paintings Using Industrial Radiography. JRA 2020; 6 (2) :127-140
1- Bu-Ali Sina University ,
2- Imam Khomeini International University
3- Valencia Polytechnic University
4- Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute
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In past centuries, to prevent exquisite paintings, new works of art were painted on them. To identify the hidden paintings on the board, using digital radiography as a non-destructive testing method is recommended. Some phenomenon such as photon scattering, different types of noises, etc. causes on the quality of output radiographs. In this paper, we use two pyramid-based methods, i.e., the Gaussian pyramid method and the Laplacian pyramid method, to improve the quality of radiographs. The experimental results show the effectiveness of applied methods for identifying the hidden paintings.
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Technical Note: Original Research | Subject: Archaeometry
Received: 2020/09/24 | Accepted: 2020/12/15 | Published: 2020/12/24 | ePublished: 2020/12/24

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