Calculate MS-SSIM AND MS-SSIM* Indexes

Author: Gabriel Prieto Renieblas (gprietor at
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University
Madrid, Spain
History: 2009/01/24: First version
Limitation: Does not work with RGB images
Installation: Download MS_SSIM_index.class to the plugins folder, or subfolder, restart ImageJ, and there will be a new "MS-SSIM index" command in the Plugins menu, or submenu.
Description: Description: This plugin calculates the multi-scale structural similarity index (MS-SSIM) described in
Z. Wang, A. C. Bovik, H. R. Sheikh and E. P. Simoncelli, "Image quality assessment: From error visibility to structural similarity, " IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 600-612, Apr. 2004.
and the multi-scale structural similarity index* (MS-SSIM*) described in
David M. Rouse and Sheila S. Hemami, "Analyzing the Role of Visual Structure in the Recognition of Natural Image Content with Multi-Scale SSIM, " Proc. SPIE Vol. 6806, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging 2008..

A user manual is available at

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