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New Image Resizeing Technique  (View post)

DPic [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, August 26, 2007
16 years ago5,657 views

This is really cool

Zim [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

That's Web 3.0!

So good!!!!

Hong Xiaowan [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

1.flash direct at a window
2.use float:right
3.use a big clear original photo, the use php to get the cropped, this usually used on fashion webs.For retargeted, it is hard, cause we have to make a code to judge which part of the photo are the important. This project that Google still not finished.

Anyone can supply whole code?

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Clever stuff!

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

It's not a web-app....
You can download his paper here:

Checkout this one as well:

mukthar [PersonRank 7]

16 years ago #

online demo available at

Above 6 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

very nice

Personman [PersonRank 8]

16 years ago #

This is incredibly awesome. Not perfect yet – in a picture of a performer in front of a crowd, the performer was cut out well before some of the background people. Definitely still needs lots of hand-weighting to be really effective. Still, wow.

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Yeah, and it doesn't work for faces or logos

matt [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

the only issue i see is with the resize quality. so far, online photoshop, so it seems, maintains the quality of the image upon a resize. not sure if this does.

Matt Cutts [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Stuff like this makes me miss the computer graphics world, SIGGRAPH, etc. I think there's a ton of other cool ideas you could try by leveraging tagged photos on the web, or web-wide image data.

Niraj Sanghvi [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Yeah, I remember while watching the video about Microsoft's Photosynth application they mentioned how you could hook into Flickr and use all those images to form a very complete 3D representation of some popular locations.

It's crazy to think about how much data is already publicly accessible, and what can be done with it to represent it in new ways. I think Zim was maybe half-joking, but it certainly does sound like that could be the next generation of the Web (I hate the terms Web 2.0, Web 3.0, etc. :)

Ramin [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

Cool work, but some issues like mentioned by personman, compare it to the following application: you can use to play around with this new technique.

Have fun!

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