FAST AND AUTOMATIC INPAINTING OF BINARY IMAGES USING A PHASE-FIELD MODEL

  • Received : 2009.06.26
  • Accepted : 2009.09.14
  • Published : 2009.09.25

Abstract

Image inpainting is the process of reconstructing lost or deteriorated parts of images using information from surrounding areas. We propose a computationally efficient and fast phase-field method which uses automatic switching parameter, adaptive time step, and automatic stopping of calculation. The algorithm is based on an energy functional. We demonstrate the performance of our new method and compare it with a previous method.

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