High quality image and video processing has become an important part in many professional and consumer applications. This article shares insights and methods gained during a shared work by HP* Labs and Intel on optimizing several imaging algorithms.
by Khang Nguyen
This white paper proposes an implementation for the Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) Gaussian blur filter using Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX) instructions. For a 2048x2048 image size, the AVX implementation is ~2X faster than the SSE code.