Flow-based Video Synthesis and Editing

Kiran Bhat, Steven Seitz, Jessica K Hodgins, and Pradeep Khosla
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2004), Vol. 23, No. 3, August, 2004


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Abstract
This paper presents a novel algorithm for synthesizing and editing video of natural phenomena that exhibit continuous flow patterns. The algorithm analyzes the motion of textured particles in the in- put video along user-specified flow lines, and synthesizes seamless video of arbitrary length by enforcing temporal continuity along a second set of user-specified flow lines. The algorithm is simple to implement and use. We used this technique to edit video of water- falls, rivers, flames, and smoke.

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Number of pages: 4
Note: AVI Video available at: http://graphics.cs.cmu.edu/projects/flow/bhatSig04HiRes.avi

Text Reference
Kiran Bhat, Steven Seitz, Jessica K Hodgins, and Pradeep Khosla, "Flow-based Video Synthesis and Editing," ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2004), Vol. 23, No. 3, August, 2004

BibTeX Reference
@article{Bhat_2004_4882,
   author = "Kiran Bhat and Steven Seitz and Jessica K Hodgins and Pradeep Khosla",
   title = "Flow-based Video Synthesis and Editing",
   journal = "ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2004)",
   month = "August",
   year = "2004",
   volume = "23",
   number = "3",
   Notes = "AVI Video available at: http://graphics.cs.cmu.edu/projects/flow/bhatSig04HiRes.avi"
}