Perceptual Temporal Incoherence-Guided Stereo Video Retargeting

Bing Li, Chia-Wen Lin, Shan Liu, Tiejun Huang, Wen Gao, C.-C. Jay Kuo

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Stereo video retargeting aims at minimizing shape and depth distortions with temporal coherence in resizing a stereo video content to a desired size. Existing methods extend stereo image retargeting schemes to stereo video retargeting by adding additional temporal constraints that demand temporal coherence in all corresponding regions. However, such a straightforward extension incurs conflicts among multiple requirements (i.e., shape and depth preservation and their temporal coherence), thus failing to meet one or more of these requirements satisfactorily. To mitigate conflicts among depth, shape, and temporal constraints and avoid degrading temporal coherence perceptually, we relax temporal constraints for non-paired regions at frame boundaries, derive new temporal constraints to improve human viewing experience of a 3D scene, and propose an efficient grid-based implementation for stereo video retargeting. Experimental results demonstrate that our method achieves superior visual quality over existing methods.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5767-5782
Number of pages16
JournalIEEE Transactions on Image Processing
StatePublished - 2020

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