IMAGE RETARGETING USING STABLE PATHS

Hélder P. Oliveira, Jaime S. Cardoso

Abstract

Media content adaptation is the action of transforming media files to adapt to device capabilities, usually related to mobile devices that require special handling because of their limited computational power, small screen size and constrained keyboard functionality. Image retargeting is one of such adaptations, transforming an image into another with different size. Tools allowing the author to imagery once and automatically retarget that imagery for a variety of different display devices are therefore of great interest. The performance of these algorithms is directly related with the preservation of the most important regions and features of the image. In this work, we introduce an algorithm for automatically retargeting images. We explore and extend a recently proposed algorithm on the literature. The central contribution is the introduction of the stable paths for image resizing, improving both the computational performance and the overall quality of the resulting image. The experimental results confirm the potential of the proposed algorithm.

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in Harvard Style

P. Oliveira H. and S. Cardoso J. (2009). IMAGE RETARGETING USING STABLE PATHS . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-69-2, pages 40-47. DOI: 10.5220/0001785900400047


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp09,
author={Hélder P. Oliveira and Jaime S. Cardoso},
title={IMAGE RETARGETING USING STABLE PATHS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={40-47},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001785900400047},
isbn={978-989-8111-69-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)
TI - IMAGE RETARGETING USING STABLE PATHS
SN - 978-989-8111-69-2
AU - P. Oliveira H.
AU - S. Cardoso J.
PY - 2009
SP - 40
EP - 47
DO - 10.5220/0001785900400047