By Topic

Guided Face Cartoon Synthesis

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Hongliang Li ; Sch. of Electron. Eng., Univ. of Electron. Sci. & Technol. of China, Chengdu, China ; Guanghui Liu ; King Ngi Ngan

In this paper, we propose a new method, called guided synthesis, to synthesize a face cartoon from a face photo. The guided synthesis is defined as a local linear model, which generates a cartoon image by incorporating the content of guidance images taken from the training set. Our synthesis operation is achieved based on four weight functions. The first is a photo-photo weight that aims to measure the similarity between an input photo patch and a training photo patch. The second is defined as a photo-cartoon weight, which is used to compute the likelihood by computing the similarity between a cartoon patch and an input photo patch. The third weight is defined in the synthesized photos, which is to set a smoothness constraint between neighboring synthesized patches. The final weight is designed to evaluate the similarity of a synthesized patch to an input patch based on the spatial distance. Experimental evaluation on a number of face photos demonstrates the good performance of the proposed method on the face cartoon synthesis.

Published in:

Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 6 )