Image Collections

Wednesday, 2 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Hall B2
Session Chair: Wojciech Matusik, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

Photo Tourism: Exploring Photo Collections in 3D
A system for interactively touring and annotating world sites in a 3D explorer, leveraging massive internet photo databases and large personal photo collections to construct browsable scene models.

Noah Snavely
Steven M. Seitz
University of Washington

Richard Szeliski
Microsoft Research


AutoCollage
An automatic procedure for constructing a visually appealing collage from a collection of input images, thanks to novel techniques for optimal packing, object recognition, and Poisson alpha blending.

Carsten Rother
Lucas Bordeaux
Youssef Hamadi
Andrew Blake
Microsoft Research Cambridge


Photographing Long Scenes With Multi-Viewpoint Panoramas
Production of seamless multi-viewpoint panoramas of scenes that are too long to capture from a single viewpoint, such as city streets. The panoramas are composited from sparse sets of hand-held photographs.

Aseem Agarwala
University of Washington

Maneesh Agrawala
University of California, Berkeley

Michael F. Cohen
Microsoft Research

David Salesin
University of Washington and Adobe Systems Incorporated

Richard Szeliski
Microsoft Research


Schematic Storyboarding for Video Visualization and Editing
Employing the visual language of storyboards to visualize short video clips using a single annotated image. Applications include video indexing and editing, surveillance summarization, and composition of graphic novels.

Dan B. Goldman
Brian Curless
University of Washington

David Salesin
University of Washington and Adobe Systems Incorporated

Steven M. Seitz
University of Washington