Locally Linear Embedding Based Dynamic Texture Synthesis

  • Weigang Guo
  • Xinge You
  • Ziqi Zhu
  • Yi Mou
  • Dachuan Zheng
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 546)


Dynamic textures are often modeled as a low-dimensional dynamic process. The process usually comprises an appearance model of dimension reduction, a Markovian dynamic model in latent space to synthesize consecutive new latent variables and a observation model to map new latent variables onto the observation space. Linear dynamic system(LDS) is effective in modeling simple dynamic scenes while is hard to capture the nonlinearities of video sequences, which often results in poor visual quality of the synthesized videos. In this paper,we propose a new framework for generating dynamic textures by using a new appearance model and a new observation model to preserves the non-linear correlation of video sequences. We use locally linear embedding(LLE) to create an manifold embedding of the input sequence, apply a Markovian dynamics to maintain the temporal coherence in the latent space and synthesize new manifold, and develop a novel neighbor embedding based method to reconstruct the new manifold into the image space to constitute new texture videos. Experiments show that our method is efficient in capturing complex appearance variation while maintaining the temporal coherence of the new synthesized texture videos.


Dynamic texture synthesis Dynamic system Locally linear embedding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weigang Guo
    • 1
  • Xinge You
    • 1
  • Ziqi Zhu
    • 1
  • Yi Mou
    • 1
  • Dachuan Zheng
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronics and Information EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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