A Framework for Interactive Image Color Editing

P. Musialski, M. Cui, J. Ye, A. Razdan, P. Wonka
The Visual Computer: International Journal of Computer Graphics, 29(11), 1173-1186, (2013)

A Framework for Interactive Image Color Editing

Keywords

Image processing, Computational photography, Color manipulation, Interactive image editing , Recoloring

Abstract

​We propose a new method for interactive image color replacement that creates smooth and naturally looking results with minimal user interaction. Our system expects as input a source image and rawly scribbled target color values and generates high quality results in interactive rates. To achieve this goal we introduce an algorithm that preserves pairwise distances of the signatures in the original image and simultaneously maps the color to the user defined target values. We propose efficient sub-sampling in order to reduce the computational load and adapt semi-supervised locally linear embedding to optimize the constraints in one objective function. We show the application of the algorithm on typical photographs and compare the results to other color replacement methods.

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DOI: 10.1007/s00371-012-0761-5

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