Thinning based Antialiasing Approach for Visual Saliency of Digital Images

O. Rukundo

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    A thinning based approach for spatial antialiasing (TAA) has been proposed for visual saliency of digital images. This TAA approach is based on edge-matting and digital compositing strategies. Prior to edgematting the image edges are detected using ant colony optimization (ACO) algorithm and then thinned using a fast parallel algorithm. After the edge-matting, a composite image is created between the edge-matted and non-antialiasing image. Motivations for adopting the ACO and fast parallel algorithm in lieu of others found in the literature are also extensively addressed in this paper. Preliminary TAA experimental outcomes are more promising but with debatable smoothness to some extent of the original size of the images in comparison.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2015)
    PublisherSciTe Press
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Electronic)9789897580895
    Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2015


    • Antialiasing
    • ACO
    • Edge Detection
    • Thinning
    • Edge-matting
    • Compositing
    • Near-realism


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