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Blotch and scratch removal in archived film using a semi-transparent corruption model and a ground-truth generation technique

Mohamed A Elgharib, François Pitié, Anil Kokaram
2013 EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing  
Our framework is based on modeling corruption as a semi-transparent layer. This model was introduced earlier by Ahmed et al. (ICIP 2009) for the problem of blotch removal.  ...  We show much more blotch removal results than the previous work, and we extend the semi-transparent corruption model to the problem of line removal.  ...  Few automatic techniques for removing line scratches using a semi-transparent corruption model have been proposed [27, 28] . Bruni et al.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-5281-2013-33 fatcat:4ojnlxctnfazlccv2fexjf4zra

Detection of dirt impairments from archived film sequences: survey and evaluations

Theodore Vlachos
2010 Optical Engineering: The Journal of SPIE  
Film dirt is the most commonly encountered artefacts in archive restoration applications.  ...  In this paper, a comprehensive survey and evaluation of existing methods is presented, in which both qualitative and quantitative performances are compared in terms of accuracy, robustness and complexity  ...  The authors would also like to thank The Institut National de l"Audiovisuel (INA), Paris, France for providing the objective ground truth data.  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.3456633 fatcat:ck3ersbei5e7pc3pcemyojw4ra

JSE 28:2 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E Erickson
2014 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Last but not least, they allowed me to control KM at a public sitting, invited me to the fake séance, and gave permission for inclusion of one photograph in this paper.  ...  I would also like to thank both Jeff McBride and Loyd Auerbach for their very helpful consultations on the techniques of fraudulent mediumship, and additional thanks to Loyd for scrutinizing an earlier  ...  direct interest to all is that clinical trials are biased and corrupt in a number of ways.  ... 
doaj:3bc5565c1b11426aa9a8f5ced7069d6d fatcat:kcimzadr2japxogbaf3z2iple4

Dark Euphoria: The Neo-Gothic Narrative of Millennial Technoculture

Mitchell John Goodwin, University, My, Stephen Stockwell
The creative work, the online media assemblage Dark Euphoria: Unclassified Media (archived at, should be seen in a non-traditional sense – a research-led practice component –  ...  This exegetical document provides the theoretical context for a series of media art works that were produced between 2011 and 2012 in response as much as in parallel to this analysis.  ...  This subjectivity and Roman's animation techniques are an attempt to compose a digital truth using nostalgia as its legitimising characteristic -truth based on a shared analogue history of information  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/3134 fatcat:a55zu4mcmvchfakyvrgb6cxnwu

Cultures of Forecasting: Volatile and Vulnerable Nature, Knowledge, and the Future of Uncertainty

Adam Bobbette, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository, Ash Amin
Forecasting, I demonstrate, is a cultural technique that negotiates the porous borders between the human, nature, and the future.  ...  It looks at the ways that the future of nature is known in highly unpredictable contexts through a broad history of modernist nature forecasting and an ethnography of state scientists, shamans, and a sultans  ...  the truth through its transparency.  ... 
doi:10.17863/cam.24591 fatcat:qmllzb3yhnhlxl5ibz2674dzaa

An art version of home movies

Anselm Tröster
2011 unpublished
The filming of daily life in an art context.  ...  And in general burning the place to the ground.  ...  , Film Culture magazine, and now Anthology Film Archives.  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.16912 fatcat:hjfkrxjrofat7opqcnkis6hr5e

The Poʻe Aloha 'Āina : Kauaʻi women leaders on land, food sovereignty, & the next generation

Heather Lebrun
Their data was subsequently coded using a Modified Grounded Theory. Early stages of this research explored Hawaiian Food Sovereignty and Hawaiian health disparities through these sessions.  ...  Several Hawaiian women leaders from both the kūpuna (elder/grandparent) and mākua (parent) generation engaged in talk-story sessions--a form of open-ended, qualitative interviews that allowed the participants  ...  Indigenous Epistemologies, Histories, and Methodologies Western research models are grounded in humanism.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0395557 fatcat:oz5znzby4ne3tprhnwlk6twbue

Russian cities in motion: the Marshrutka as a multifaceted issue of Post-Soviet urban life

Tonio Weicker, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Hans-Liudger Dienel, Oksana Zaporozhets
The focus of the research lays in a first part on the variable outlook and design of marshrutka enterprises.  ...  In this sense, I apply a broad definition of marshrutka enterprises serving simultaneously as a detailed introduction into the everyday marshrutka practices of the actors involved and as an analysis of  ...  committees, is generally non-transparent.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-8652 fatcat:uovaktszezeqtjp24srs2cc4gy

The lost comedian (a novel) & beyond the latticed view: translating self, memory and place in a second language (exegesis)

Elin-Maria Christina Evangelista
The exegesis, "Beyond the Latticed View: Translating Self, Memory and Place in a Second Language," focuses on the linguistic and cultural translation processes when writing in a second language.  ...  recovery from a secret, deeply personal loss that she has encountered in Melbourne, and the ever-present temptations of surrendering to a sense of guilt, punishment and self-destruction as a consequence  ...  I know I shouldn"t use that word, but it"s the truth.  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/589400b2b0f25 fatcat:uojg4iq7dfd4dmd5rftyttjcvu

Outlaws of Laar

Maryn C. Brown
The forests of Laar are dying, and a tyrant who calls himself the Great One rules selfishly over all.  ...  With the help of the ghost-like wolf guide Erebis, Seth and Nya embark on a treacherous journey to find Sedgewick and save Laar, and learn along the way that outlaws aren't always the bad guys.  ...  "Thanks to Seth we have put a significant barrier behind us. Now we must watch for those to come." Seth hopped to the ground, grabbed his staff, and frowned in Erebis's general direction.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0092676 fatcat:ohnctatk45aphjnub4rkvouppu