Unfolding to the Past: Temporal and Dimensional Perception Enrichment for Image Impression Improvement

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Kulwadee Somboonviwat
Thitiporn Lertrusdachakul


          An image is in essence a record of visible objects at a particular point in time. This paper proposes a method based on adaptively integrating depth cues with relative motion for enriching temporal and dimensional perception of images. The key idea of our method is to construct a natural-looking animated sequence of images from the original one by introducing differing depth cues and varying time frames to individual generated images. The differing depth cues are created by utilizing variations of visual details and color saturation, whereas the presentation time duration of each image is determined based on structural similarity of consecutive images. The resulting animated image can give a sense of increasing depth as well as a temporal dynamics from past to present. The proposed method can be applied to image impression improvement, especially in the exhibitions or presentations of historical places and artifacts.


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