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Efficient object-based video inpainting

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This paper proposes a complete and efficient video in-painting system, which is the process of removing a portion of a video and filling in the missing part (hole) in a visually consistent manner.


The described system applies different strategies to handle static and dynamic portions of the hole. To in-paint the static portion, the system uses background replacement and image inpainting techniques. To in-paint moving objects in the hole, it utilizes background subtraction and object segmentation to extract a set of object templates and perform optimal object interpolation using dynamic programming. The authors evaluate the performance of their system based on a set of indoor surveillance sequences with different types of occlusions. (Publisher abstract provided)


Date Published: January 1, 2007