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Title: Preserving Visual Saliency in Image to Sound Substitution Systems
Authors: ANCUTI, Codruta
ANCUTI, Cosmin
BEKAERT, Philippe
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: SPIE
Citation: SPIE Human Vision and Electronic Imaging (HVEI 2009).
Series/Report: Proceedings of SPIE, 7240
Abstract: Color plays a significant role in the scene interpretation in terms of visual perception. Numerous visual substitution systems deal with grayscale images disregarding this information from original image. Visually percept color-based details often fade due to the grayscale conversion and that can mislead the overall comprehension of the considered scene. We present a decolorization method that considers color contrast and preserve color saliency after transformation. We exploit this model to enhance the perception of visually disable persons over the interpreted images by the substitution system. The results demonstrate that our enhance system is capable to improves the overall scene interpretation in comparison with similar substitution system.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/10363
DOI: 10.1117/12.811605
ISSN: 0277-786X
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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