Video Results

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Input
Independent
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Expanded
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Cropped
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Backward Energy
Forward Energy

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Image Results: Comparison of Forward and Backward Energy

The input image is shown on the left. For every image pair, the left result is using backward energy (original seam carving) and the right result is using forward energy.
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Acknowledgements
We thank Mammoth HD library (www.mammothhd.com) for allowing us to use their royalty free demo reel (road ski, water ski, kayak, fish, bicycle, nature). We thankWolf et al. for letting us use their video samples (basketball, football) and saliency maps (football). We thank the members of the following communities for publicly sharing their media: youtube (www.youtube.com): Nmbr5 (golf). blip.tv (http://blip.tv): Detroit Free Press (cheerleaders), aaron (cheerleader shaky camera), mindcaster (ape animation), Mike Krumlauf(highway), cuecast (interview). stage6 (stage6.com): dancers, Osaka hall image. flickr (www.flickr.com): Ben McLeod (bench), Thomas Hawk (rain). Other images were borrowed from Avidan and Shamir (waterfall, car, vase, umbrella, matches, snow). The footage from RATATOUILLE is courtesy of Disney/Pixar. The SIGGRAPH evolve sample was taken from the ACM SIGGRAPH 2008 demo video.


Last update: August 30, 2008 13:17