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What is Inpainting

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Rooted in the restoration of images. Traditionally, inpainting has been done by professional restorers. For instance, in the museum world, in the case of a valuable painting, this task would be carried out by a skilled art conservator or art restorer. In photography and cinema, is used for film restoration; to reverse the deterioration (e.g., cracks in photographs or scratches and dust spots in film; see infrared cleaning). It is also used for removing red-eye, the stamped date from photographs and removing objects to creative effect. In the digital world, inpainting refers to the application of sophisticated algorithms to replace lost or corrupted parts of the image data (mainly small regions or to remove little defects).
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Image Inpainting as an Evolving Topic in Image Engineering
Yu-Jin Zhang (Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, China)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch122
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