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Flow-based Video Synthesis and Editing

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

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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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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)},
year = {2004},
month = {August},
volume = {23},
number = {3},