Image Slicing & Stretching

Monday, 6 August
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Room 6AB & CF
Session Chair/Discussant: Aseem Agarwala, Adobe Systems Incorporated

Soft Scissors: An Interactive Tool for Real-Time, High-Quality Matting

An interactive tool for extracting high-quality alpha mattes and creating high-quality composites of foreground objects in real time.

Jue Wang
University of Washington

Maneesh Agrawala
University of California, Berkeley

Michael F. Cohen
Microsoft Research

Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing

Seam carving is a method for content-aware resizing that changes the size of an image according to its content. This paper shows applications to aspect-ratio change, image retargeting, and object removal.

Shai Avidan
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

Ariel Shamir
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) and Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

Image Vectorization Using Optimized Gradient Meshes

A method to optimize gradient mesh for image vectorization.

Jian Sun
Lin Liang
Fang Wen
Heung-Yeung Shum
Microsoft Research Asia

Detail-Preserving Shape Deformation in Image Editing

When deforming an image, reshaping a textured portion will unrealistically stretch the texture. This paper resynthesizes texture and properly orients it to preserve texture detail in these regions.

Hui Fang
Google Inc.

John C. Hart
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign