Deformed Lattice Discovery Via Efficient Mean-Shift Belief Propagation

  • Minwoo Park
  • Robert T. Collins
  • Yanxi Liu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5303)


We introduce a novel framework for automatic detection of repeated patterns in real images. The novelty of our work is to formulate the extraction of an underlying deformed lattice as a spatial, multi-target tracking problem using a new and efficient Mean-Shift Belief Propagation (MSBP) method. Compared to existing work, our approach has multiple advantages, including: 1) incorporating higher order constraints early-on to propose highly plausible lattice points; 2) growing a lattice in multiple directions simultaneously instead of one at a time sequentially; and 3) achieving more efficient and more accurate performance than state-of-the-art algorithms. These advantages are demonstrated by quantitative experimental results on a diverse set of real world photos.


Belief Propagation Interest Point Real Image Markov Random Field Texture Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minwoo Park
    • 1
  • Robert T. Collins
    • 1
  • Yanxi Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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