Produce a single image from a set of input images. The fused image should have more complete information which is more useful for human or machine perception.
Advantages of Image Fusion
Improve reliability (by redundant information);
Improve capability (by complementary information);
Objectives of Image Fusion Schemes
Extract all the useful information from the source images
Do not introduce artifacts or inconsistencies which will distract human observers or the following processing
Reliable and robust to imperfections such as mis-registration