POISSON LOCAL COLOR CORRECTION FOR IMAGE STITCHING

Mohammad Amin Sadeghi, Seyyed Mohammad Mohsen Hejrati, Niloofar Gheissari

Abstract

A new method for seamless image stitching is presented. The proposed algorithm is a hybrid method which uses optimal seam methods and smoothes the intensity transition between two images by color correction. A dynamic programming algorithm that finds an optimal seam along which gradient disparities are minimized is used. A modification of Poisson image editing is utilized to correct color differences between two images. Different boundary conditions for the Poisson equation were investigated and tested, and mixed boundary conditions generated the most accurate results. To evaluate and compare the proposed method with competing ones, a large image database consisting of more than two hundred image pairs was created. The test image pairs are taken at different lighting conditions, scene geometries and camera positions. On this database the proposed approach tested favorably as compared to standard methods and has shown to be very effective in producing visually acceptable images.

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Amin Sadeghi M., Mohammad Mohsen Hejrati S. and Gheissari N. (2008). POISSON LOCAL COLOR CORRECTION FOR IMAGE STITCHING . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-21-0, pages 275-282. DOI: 10.5220/0001077102750282


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp08,
author={Mohammad Amin Sadeghi and Seyyed Mohammad Mohsen Hejrati and Niloofar Gheissari},
title={POISSON LOCAL COLOR CORRECTION FOR IMAGE STITCHING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={275-282},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001077102750282},
isbn={978-989-8111-21-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)
TI - POISSON LOCAL COLOR CORRECTION FOR IMAGE STITCHING
SN - 978-989-8111-21-0
AU - Amin Sadeghi M.
AU - Mohammad Mohsen Hejrati S.
AU - Gheissari N.
PY - 2008
SP - 275
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0001077102750282