Demosaicing and bit dimensions

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Mark Scott Abeln Veteran Member • Posts: 8,261
Demosaicing and bit dimensions

OK, if we have a sensor that has, say, 16 megapixels, we expect that the final image produced also has 16 megapixels — one pixel per sensel, right?

While this seems common-sensical, are there practical mathematical reasons for a demosaicing algorithm to deliver another size, not mapping sensels to pixels 1:1? Not simply to resize, but because the it delivers superior results in one way or another?

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