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Real-time content-aware image resizing
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ABSTRACT Content-aware image resizing is a kind of new and effective approach for image resizing, which preserves image content well and does not cause obvious distortion when changing the aspect ratio of images. Recently, a seam based approach for content-aware 

Nonhomogeneous scaling optimization for realtime image resizing
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ABSTRACT We present a novel approach for interactive content-aware image resizing. The resizing is performed on warping a triangular mesh over the image, which captures the image saliency information as well as the underlying image features. The warped 

Real time image rotation and resizing, algorithms and implementations
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ABSTRACT Recent growth in the area of digital communications has been fueled by new and exciting communications algorithms to satisfy the ever increasing bandwidth needs. While the majority of the bandwidth requirements are driven by multi-channel voice or 

Interpolation of images using discrete wavelet transform to simulate image resizing as in human vision
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ABSTRACT This paper presents discrete wavelet transform (DWT) and its inverse (IDWT) with Haar wavelets as tools to compute the variable size interpolated versions of an image at optimum computational load. As a human observer moves closer to or farther from a 

Using visible SNR (vSNR) to compare the image quality of pixel binning and digital resizing
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ABSTRACT We introduce a new metric, the visible signal-to-noise ratio (vSNR), to analyze how pixel-binning and resizing methods influence noise visibility in uniform areas of an image. The vSNR is the inverse of the standard deviation of the SCIELAB representation 

Improved seam carving for image resizing
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ABSTRACT As displays become cheaper and are incorporated into more and more devices, there has been an increased focus on image resizing techniques to fill an image to an arbitrary screen size. Traditional methods such as cropping or resampling can introduce 

Image resizing via non-homogeneous warping
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ABSTRACT Image resizing aims to adapt images to displays with different sizes and aspect ratios. In this paper, we provide a new image resizing approach for efficiently determining the non-homogeneous warp that better preserves the global image configuration and 

A novel adaptive interpolation algorithm for image resizing
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ABSTRACT In this paper, an adaptive interpolation algorithm is presented based on the Newton Polynomial to improve the limitation of the traditional algorithm for image resizing. The second-order difference of adjacent pixels gray values shows the relativity among the 

Saliency-driven Shape Preservation for Image Resizing
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ABSTRACT We present a novel image resizing method with mesh deformation technique which ensures important regions undergo a similarity transformation. To accomplish this, a mesh is defined over an image. In initial mesh the similarity invariance of local region is calculated 

Content-based image resizing on mobile devices
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ABSTRACT Content-aware image resizing are effective algorithms that allow to take into account the visual content of images during the resizing process. Despite the technological advances in the context of mobile devices, content-aware image resizing algorithms are still far to 

Similarity criterion for image resizing
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ABSTRACT Based on bidirectional similarity measure between patches of image, in this study, we investigate the similarity criterion of image for resizing image. First, our scheme implements image resizing by Seam Carving step by step. For each step, we remove five 

Similarity measure for image resizing using SIFT feature
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ABSTRACT On the basis of the Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT) feature, we research the distance measure in the process of image resizing. Through extracting SIFT features from the original image and the resized one, respectively, we match the SIFT features 

Fast Multi-Operator Image Resizing and Evaluation
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ABSTRACT Current multi-operator image resizing methods succeed in generating impressive results by using image similarity measure to guide the resizing process. An optimal operation path is found in the resizing space. However, their slow resizing speed caused 

Image Compression and Resizing for Retinal Implant in Bionic Eye
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ABSTRACT One field where computer-related Image processing technology shows great promise for the future is bionic implants such as Cochlear implants, Retinal implants etc.. Retinal implants are being developed around the world in hopes of restoring useful vision 

Content--aware image resizing on the GPU
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Mobile devices have a fixed resolution and aspect ratio that rarely matches video and image content found on the Internet. Current approaches either downsample or crop content to fit the desired image dimensions. Downsamping and cropping are unaware of image 

Image Resizing by Seam Carving in Python and Matched Masks
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A Converse ,engr.case.edu ABSTRACT This paper explores a recently developed technique called seam carving[1] to remove low energy seams from the image to create a crop that preserves more information. Rather than interpolating new pixels or removing a rigid column of pixels, seam carving 

TJHSST Computer Systems Lab Senior Reasearch Project Dynamic Image Resizing Quarter 2 Paper
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1ABSTRACT The goal of this project is to be able to resize an image without distorting any important aspects of the image. Commons methods of resizing, including cropping and scaling, remove or distort some of the image and are thus undesirable. By finding the least 

Grid-Based Image Resizing with User-Selected Constraint
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K MISHIBA, M IKEHARA ABSTRACT We present a novel method for content-aware im-age resizing based on grid transformation. In our proposed method, an original image is projected onto a grid, and then the vertical and horizontal grid lines are moved to resize the image. For obtaining 

Content-Aware Image Resizing
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P Zargham, S Nassirpour ABSTRACT The purpose of this project is to implement a content-aware image resizing method. The algorithm is optimized and then applied to a database of 100 images. The results are evaluated and different features are added to the method. Finally, a graphical 

Implementing Real-time Image Resizing for Live Video Streaming on an Embedded System
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ABSTRACT Live video streaming is a popular network application that involves real-time acquisition, transmission and display of a sequence of image frames. However, the large amount of data involved and bandwidth limitations adversely affect the quality of video 

Fast DCT Image Resizing and Video Compositing for Multi-Point Video Conferencing
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ABSTRACT Video conferencing is a real time process that requires fast operations. In this paper a Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT)-based video compositing structure for multi-point video conferencing with a fast DCT method for integer and rational image resizing is 

CONTENT-AWARE IMAGE RESIZING WITH SEAM SELECTION BASED ON GRADIENT VECTOR FLOW
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ABSTRACT Content-aware image resizing is an effective technique that allows to take into account the visual content of images during the resizing process. The basic idea beyond these algorithms is the resizing of an image by considering vertical and/or horizontal paths 

BesselTransform for Image Resizing
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C Prakesh, SV Gangashetty ,speech.iiit.ac.in ABSTRACT In many circumstances in image processing, image resizing is done, either to magnify or to reduce the size of a digital image. The spatial domain based resizing methods such as bilinear interpolation and bi-cubic interpolation are simple and work better for 

Cooperative Resizing Technique for Stereo Image Pairs
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HY Lin, CC Chang, CH Hsieh ABSTRACT In this paper, a cooperative stereo image resizing technique is presented. The proposed approach first extracts three feature maps: disparity map, gradient map and saliency map. After that, the proposed approach constructs an importance map which 

Seam Carving for Context-Aware Image Resizing
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In today's increasingly connected world, we have a multitude of devices on which we can access a wide variety of content on the Internet. The amount of display space available to display the content can range from the small screens on feature phones and smartphones 

Intro to Computer Vision: Automatic Image Resizing
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Department of Computer Science  [1] Avidan, S. and Shamir, A. 2007. Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing. In ACM Transactions on Graphics, Vol 26, No 3, SIGGRAPH 

Improvements to Seam Carving: A Content Aware Image Resizing Tech
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D Kapadia ,alexandria.tue.nl ABSTRACT The recent developments in the field of display technologies have seen great diversity in display sizes. Same content is required to be displayed in different dimensions and aspect ratios for different devices. Standard scaling of an image to match the display 

Gimp Plugin for Image Resizing Based on
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ABSTRACT In this thesis, we investigate the benefits of using natural biquadratic spline histopolation (NQH) for digital image resizing. Some concepts of image resampling are included and two different implementations of NQH are presented and discussed: a 

Fast Multi-Operator Image Resizing and Evaluation
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ABSTRACT Current multi-operator image resizing methods succeed in generating impressive results by using image similarity measure to guide the resizing process. An optimal operation path is found in the resizing space. However, their slow resizing speed caused 

Content-Aware Geometry Image Resizing
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ABSTRACT Polygonal meshes are widely used to represent the shape of 3D objects and the generation of multi-resolution models has been a significant research topic in computer graphics. In this paper, we demonstrate how to generate multi-resolution models through 

New filters for image interpolation and resizing
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ABSTRACT We propose a new set of kernels to simplify the design of filters for image interpolation and resizing. Their properties are defined according to two parameters, specifying the width of the transition band and the height of a unique sidelobe. By varying 

Seam Carving for Context-Aware Image Resizing
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ABSTRACT A new technique shows resizing of images while keeping the important features of the image undistorted, also allows you to protect or remove part of the image with anything removed being automagically and seamlessly filled in.

Seam Carving for Context-Aware Image Resizing
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 Seam Carving for Context-Aware Image Resizing Concurrent Work Tobias Hutzler  Ariel Seam carving for content-aware image resizing.

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Performance improvement of generic object recognition by using seam carving and saliency map
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ABSTRACT Recently, a demand for object recognition is increasing due to explosive increase of digital images. In the field of the general object recognition, we need many learning images whose content is already-known. However, it is difficult to construct such

Accelerating and characterizing seam carving using a heterogeneous cpu-gpu system
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Abstract-Seam carving has been widely used for content-aware resizing of images and videos with little to no perceptible distortion. Unfortunately, for high-resolution videos and large images it becomes computationally unfeasible to do the resizing in real-time using

Seam Carving Implementation: Part
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Abstract A Seam is defined as a connected curve of optimal pixels on an image. What is an optimal pixel. For answer this we observe that content-aware resizing implies inserting on or removing pixels of the source image, in such a way that when we look at the output

Seam carving implementation: Part 2, carving in the timeline
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Video sypnosis is a method which takes as an input a video with inherent redundancies in time, and makes a representation of all the activities in the video, reducing the time and so the space in memory. See figure 1. Carving in the timeline refers to a way of doing this

Image Resizing by Seam Carving in Python and Matched Masks
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ABSTRACT This paper explores a recently developed technique called seam carving[1] to remove low energy seams from the image to create a crop that preserves more information. Rather than interpolating new pixels or removing a rigid column of pixels, seam carving

A Performance Analysis for Seam Carving Algorithm
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Abstract:Seam carving, which sometimes referred to as content aware resizing is one of the successful methods for resizing the images with small deteriorations in image quality. This approach eliminates most of the disadvantages of resizing operation and provides

Seam Carving for Content Aware Video Compression
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ABSTRACT: Seam-carving has achieved the most widespread use with the blossom of content-aware resizing methods.targeting method where the aspect ratio and the size of the video are reduced. It deals with the spatial and

ACCELERATED SEAM CARVING USING CUDA
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Abstract The purpose of this review paper is to show the difference between executing the seam carving algorithm using sequential approach on a traditional CPU (central processing unit) and using parallel approach on a modern CUDA (compute unified device

PERCEPTUAL QUALITY EVALUATION OF THE SEAM CARVING METHOD
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ABSTRACT Seam carving method is used to modify digital image size automatically by preserving details of objects in the image. Image size modification is done by seam elimination or seam duplication. The seam carving method can perform better compared

Seam Carving for Multi-projector Displays
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ABSTRACT Improving the spatial and colorimetric models used in tiled display systems is a current research topic. Seam carving was recently proposed as an algorithm for intelligent contentaware resizing of images. We use an adapted version of seam carving for creating

Automated Identification Based On Seam Carving Technique and Set Partioning Technique In Hierarchical
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Integer wavelet Transform (IWT) and Lossy encoding techniques. In mobile multimedia communications,targeting is generally required at the user end. In this novel, the principle of seam carving is incorporated into a wavelet codec. For each image seam

Content-Aware Video Seam Carving Based on Visual Cubes
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Abstract. Seam carving for still images has attracted lots of attention in recent years. Approaches that can work well in this domain may not sufficiently robust enough to be applied to consecutive video frames due to the nature of visual dynamics in videos.

Active Contour Based Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing
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Abstract-In this paper, we propose a novel noise robust content-aware image resizing method by the idea of seam carving scheme which attempts to preserve important objects in an image while changing the aspect ratio of it. We estimate the local energy map of image

INTEGER WAVELET AND SEAM CARVING BASED LOSSLESS COMPRESSION FOR COLOR IMAGE
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ABSTRACT The project proposes the region based lossy image compression using integer wavelet transform and modified SPIHT technique. The existing image coding methods cannot support content-based spatial scalability with high compression. In mobile

targeting with focal stack seam carving.
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A method for converting focal stacks to light fields is presented in [1]. For computing the different perspective images of the resulting light field, the slices of a given focal stack are sheared, added and the result is deconvolved with a spatially invariant, but

Improvements to Seam Carving: A Content Aware Image Resizing Tech
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Abstract: The recent developments in the field of display technologies have seen great diversity in display sizes. Same content is required to be displayed in different dimensions and aspect ratios for different devices. Standard scaling of an image to match the display

CONTENT-AWARE VIDEO-FRAME RESIZING USING SEAM CARVING
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Summary Video acquisition can quickly generate large amounts of data that can be stored easily in local memory. However, it is undesirable to transmit large amount of data from the acquisition site to a remote receiver. The amount of data can be reduced either spatially or

A content-adaptive method for fractional image rescaling based on constrained seam carving
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Abstract:In the digital cinema postproduction chain, image rescaling serves as a core function. The quality of rescaling is critical to maintaining the visual impact of a digital film at play-out. In the EU funded project IP-RACINE, it is required to address color distortion,

targeting for still images using Seam Carving
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ABSTRACT When changing height and width of image traditional techniques for image resizing are oblivious to the content of image. A simple operator seam carving is used for

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targeting of anti-cancer drug and simultaneous image enhancement in solid tumors by arterially administered lipid contrast medium
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Twenty-four patients with various solid tumors including metastatic liver cancer and cancer of the lung, gallbladder, and pancreas were treated with a lipophilic macromolecular drug, copoly (styrene-maleic acid) conjugated neocarzinostatin (SMANCS). The drug was

Image enhancement in computerized tomography for sensitive diagnositargeting with oily contrast
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A new type of anticancer agent with an amphiphilic nature, poly (styrene-co-maleic acidtconjugated neocarzinostatin (Smancs), was dissolved in lipid contrast medium Lipiodol (Smancs/Lpd, Gelbet Co, Paris, France). This medium was injected arterially and found to

targeting for keyhole neurosurgery
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targeting of tumors, lesions, and anatomical structures with a probe, needle, catheter, or electrode inside the brain based on pre-operative CT/MRI images is the standard of care in many keyhole neuro-surgical procedures. The procedures include

targeting patterns of a genetically-specified class of retinal ganglion cells that participate in image-forming circuits
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Abstract Background: There are numerous functional types of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), each participating in circuits that encode a specific aspect of the visual scene. This functional specificity is derived from distinct RGC morphologies and selective synapse formation with

Multiple image coordinate extraction (mice)targeting of precision guided munitions
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Thomas B. Criss, Marilyn M. South, and Larry J. Levy he effectiveness of weapons guided by the Global Positioning System (GPS)target coordinates provided as aimpoints. However, current geolocation methods using GPS,

Navigation system for interventional MR image guidance in a closed-bore scanner:targeting accuracy
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Materials and Methods The navigation system (Localite GmbH, St. Augustin, Germany) is operated from a standard PC (3.2 GHz Pentium 4) outside the MR room and features DICOM image transfer, automatic patient registration, trajectory planning, and real-time navigation

targeting method to guide a tentacle-like curvilinear concentric tube robot
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Abstract:Concentric tube robot (CTR) comprises several precurved concentric tubes which can rotate and translate independently with respect to each other. Each pre-curved tube of a CTR can be controlled to rotate axially and translate along its axis, which enables the tip

An infotargeting adolescent girls
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Abstract This study aimed to evaluate a body image-app for adolescent girls in terms of 1) causal effects of the app content on self-esteem and body satisfaction, and 2) appreciation of the app design. Body-(ir) relevant information texts and ideal-embodied models were

Atargeting in neurosurgery
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In this paper,targeting tumors or anatomical structures inside the skull. The application is a combination of the technologies of MonoSLAM (Single Camera Simultaneous Localization and Mapping)

targeting its Random Pixels
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Abstract-Data bits from textual message are embedded to some suitable random pixel positions about the entire image depending on the key value. As a result, we get a watermarked image. After that we have formed three different image shares using any two

TITLE: Multimodality Image-Guided HDR/IMRT in Prostate Cancer:targeting Using Nanoparticle MR, 3D MRSI, and 11C Acetate PET
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14. ABSTRACT The purpose of the award was to provide funding for the development of a multimodality prostate cancer clinical trial. A clinical protocol was developed along with a supporting infrastructure to begin the trial. A submission to for funding under the DOD

targeting (BAT) Ultrasound for Image-Guided Radiotherapy
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targeting (BAT) ultrasound localization was developed. By tracking the position and orientation of the ultrasound transceiver within the treatment vault, BAT ultrasound produces images that can be fused


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