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A common problem of optical flow estimation in the multiscale variational framework is that fine motion structures cannot always be correctly estimated, especially for regions with significant and abrupt displacement variation. A novel extended coarse-to-fine (EC2F) refinement framework is introduced in this paper to address this issue, which reduces the(More)
Video stabilization is an important video enhancement technology which aims at removing annoying shaky motion from videos. We propose a practical and robust approach of video stabilization that produces full-frame stabilized videos with good visual quality. While most previous methods end up with producing smaller size stabilized videos, our completion(More)
Hyperspectral imaging is a promising tool for applications in geosensing, cultural heritage and beyond. However, compared to current RGB cameras, existing hyperspectral cameras are severely limited in spatial resolution. In this paper, we introduce a simple new technique for reconstructing a very high-resolution hyperspectral image from two readily obtained(More)
We present a new approach to robustly solve photometric stereo problems. We cast the problem of recovering surface normals from multiple lighting conditions as a problem of recovering a low-rank matrix with both missing entries and corrupted entries, which model all types of non-Lambertian effects such as shadows and specularities. Unlike previous(More)
Video stabilization is an important video enhancement technology which aims at removing annoying shaky motion from videos. We propose a practical and robust approach of video stabilization that produces full-frame stabilized videos with good visual quality. While most previous methods end up with producing low resolution stabilized videos, our completion(More)
This paper presents a robust photometric stereo method that effectively compensates for various non-Lambertian corruptions such as specularities, shadows, and image noise. We construct a constrained sparse regression problem that enforces both Lambertian, rank-3 structure and sparse, additive corruptions. A solution method is derived using a hierarchical(More)
We propose a method for removing non-uniform motion blur from multiple blurry images. Traditional methods focus on estimating a single motion blur kernel for the entire image. In contrast, we aim to restore images blurred by unknown, spatially varying motion blur kernels caused by different relative motions between the camera and the scene. Our algorithm(More)
—Among the most important research in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is the development of systems that automatically monitor traffic flow at intersections. Rather than being based on global flow analysis as is currently done, these automatic monitoring systems should be based on local analysis of the behavior of each vehicle at the intersection.(More)
We propose a gaze sensing method using visual saliency maps that does not need explicit personal calibration. Our goal is to create a gaze estimator using only the eye images captured from a person watching a video clip. Our method treats the saliency maps of the video frames as the probability distributions of the gaze points. We aggregate the saliency(More)
Conventional video summarization methods focus predominantly on summarizing videos along the time axis, such as building a movie trailer: The resulting video trailer tends to retain much empty space in the background of the video frames while discarding much informative video content due to size limit. In this paper we propose a novel spacetime video(More)