Intelligent Collage System

  • Margarita Favorskaya
  • Elena Yaroslavtzeva
  • Konstantin Levtin
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 14)


Automatic collage design is a widely spread task in many applications, from a design of home collages to commercial advertising projects. We have proposed an intelligent collage system based on adaptive segmentation of Regions of Interest (ROI) in photos or video frames. Under ROI we assume images of people, their faces, animals, cars, ships, buildings or other large objects which are basically situated in the center of photos. Also we enhanced a method of a seamless blending of collage regions using flexible contours and color distribution on region boundaries. In the case of video sequence, we use an adaptive selection of frames and a special algorithm for removing of non-informative or repeatable frames. The intelligent collage system can work in automatic or handle modes, in last case with tuning of parameters. The main advantage of our approach is a great variability of different possible placements of collage regions and a high aesthetic effect of a designed collage.


Video Sequence Current Frame Collage Region Video Collage Shape Estimation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margarita Favorskaya
    • 1
  • Elena Yaroslavtzeva
    • 1
  • Konstantin Levtin
    • 1
  1. 1.Siberian State Aerospace UniversityKrasnoyarskRussia

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