Towards a Perceptual Method of Blending for Image-Based Models

Gordon Watson
Edinburgh Virtual Environment Centre, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Patrick O’Brien
Edinburgh Virtual Environment Centre, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Mark Wright
Edinburgh Virtual Environment Centre, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

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Ingår i: Special Effects and Rendering. Proceedings from SIGRAD 2002; Linköpings universitet; Norrköping; Sweden; November 28th and 29th; 2002

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 7:6, s. 35-40

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Publicerad: 2002-11-28


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


We present a technique for view-dependent texture mapping that attempts to minimise the perceived artefacts that can arise from image blending. These artefacts result from imperfect image registration; typically due to un-representative scene geometry; or scene motion during capture. Our method draws inspiration from work in image mosaicing; but uses a metric based on perception of Mach bands that we also use to quantitatively evaluate the method. We discuss the implications of this work to creating a fully perception-based method of image-based rendering.


Image blending; image-based rendering; perceptual methods


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