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A Color Adjustment Method for Automatic Seamless Image Blending

  • Xianji Li
  • Dongho Kim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4551)

Abstract

In this paper we present a stable automatic system for image composition, which can well control the color difference between two images, and produce a seamless composite image with color continuity. This is a user-friendly system that reduces the user’s manual tasks. We observe that Poisson image editing written by Perez et al. [8] blends well for seamless boundary automatically. However, the color of user-selected region can be changed after applying this method. So the object loses its original color tone after blending. To solve this problem, firstly we check out the case of object color being changed rapidly. It can be done by calculating color temperatures of two input images and comparing the white balance with each other. Next, a distance ratio rule is applied to controls the pixels included in the region between the user-selected boundary and object boundary.

Keywords

image composition Poisson Image Editing object color color temperatures distance ratio rule 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xianji Li
    • 1
  • Dongho Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Digital Media, Graduate School of Soongsil University, 511 Sangdo-dong, Dongjak-gu, SeoulKorea

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