Image replacement through texture synthesis

@article{Igehy1997ImageRT,
  title={Image replacement through texture synthesis},
  author={Homan Igehy and Lucas Pereira},
  journal={Proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing},
  year={1997},
  volume={3},
  pages={186-189 vol.3}
}
  • Homan IgehyLucas Pereira
  • Published 26 October 1997
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing
Photographs and images often have regions which are in some sense flawed. Often, there may be a stain or an undesired feature covering a significant portion of the image, and an algorithm that can "fix" the image is desired. We propose a technique based on Heeger and Bergen's texture synthesis algorithm (1995). By integrating a composition step into the aforementioned algorithm one portion of the image can be substituted with a synthetic texture derived from another portion of the image. The… 

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