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Improved Exemplar based Image Inpainting using Structure Tensor

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 15
Year of Publication: 2014
Ankur G. Patel
Shashwat Kumar
Ankit D. Prajapati

Ankur G Patel, Shashwat Kumar and Ankit D Prajapati. Article: Improved Exemplar based Image Inpainting using Structure Tensor. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(15):9-14, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ankur G. Patel and Shashwat Kumar and Ankit D. Prajapati},
	title = {Article: Improved Exemplar based Image Inpainting using Structure Tensor},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {15},
	pages = {9-14},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Image Inpainting is technique in which mainly used to filling the region which are damaged and want to recover from unwanted object by collecting the information from the neighbouring pixels. Image inpainting technique has been widely used for reconstructing damaged old photographs and removing unwanted objects from images. In this paper, we present an improved Exemplar based Structure tensor inpainting method based on the exemplar-based image inpainting technique by modifying the distance function. The method proved to be effective in removing large objects from an image, ensuring accurate propagation of linear structures, and eliminating the drawback of "garbage growing" which is a common problem in other methods. Experimental results show that our method improves the quality of image inpainting compared with the conventional exemplar-based image completion algorithms.


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