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Text replacement on cylindrical surfaces: a semi-automatic approach
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Paper Abstract

Image-based customization that incorporates personalized text strings into photorealistic images in a natural and appealing way has been of great interest lately. We describe a semi-automatic approach for replacing text on cylindrical surfaces in images of natural scenes or objects. The user is requested to select a boundary for the existing text and align a pair of edges for the sides of the cylinder. The algorithm erases the existing text, and instantiates a 3-D cylinder forward projection model to render the new text. The parameters of the forward projection model are estimated by optimizing a carefully designed cost function. Experimental results show that the text-replaced images look natural and appealing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2012
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8296, Computational Imaging X, 82960X (10 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.914247
Show Author Affiliations
Hengzhou Ding, Xerox Corp. (United States)
Raja Bala, Xerox Corp. (United States)
Zhigang Fan, Xerox Corp. (United States)
Charles A Bouman, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Jan P. Allebach, Purdue Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8296:
Computational Imaging X
Charles A. Bouman; Ilya Pollak; Patrick J. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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