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Retrieving Vector Graphics Using Sketches [chapter]

Manuel J. Fonseca, Bruno Barroso, Pedro Ribeiro, Joaquim A. Jorge
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our prototype can already handle databases with thousands of drawings using commodity hardware.  ...  The method described retrieves WMF ClipArt files as an instance of the general problem of searching vector drawings.  ...  Maytham Safar for providing them with all the information about their human perception experiment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24678-7_7 fatcat:k5xsrq5owrc67jsob7jjzkzfh4

ClipFlip : Multi-view Clipart Design [article]

I-Chao Shen, Kuan-Hung Liu, Li-Wen Su, Yu-Ting Wu, Bing-Yu Chen
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Inspired by the artists' creation process, our system constructs the visual scaffold by first synthesizing the reference 3D shape of the input clipart and rendering it from the desired viewpoint.  ...  style of the input clipart.  ...  We assigned colors for both results using single-view sketch shape reconstruction and shape retrieval from the input clipart.  ... 
arXiv:2008.12933v3 fatcat:rci6nrdt6fd3rayeenrs4qtg2m

LayoutGAN: Generating Graphic Layouts with Wireframe Discriminators [article]

Jianan Li, Jimei Yang, Aaron Hertzmann, Jianming Zhang, Tingfa Xu
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The generator of LayoutGAN takes as input a set of randomly-placed 2D graphic elements and uses self-attention modules to refine their labels and geometric parameters jointly to produce a realistic layout  ...  We validate the effectiveness of LayoutGAN in various experiments including MNIST digit generation, document layout generation, clipart abstract scene generation and tangram graphic design.  ...  TANGRAM GRAPHIC DESIGN A tangram is a geometric puzzle aiming to form specific shapes using seven pieces of 2D shapes without overlaps.  ... 
arXiv:1901.06767v1 fatcat:y6enwzuu6net5ofjieeyko46dy

Automatic generation of semantic icon encodings for visualizations

Vidya Setlur, Jock D. Mackinlay
2014 Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '14  
The Sagan view shows that labels can make it difficult to see the position of the marks.  ...  Left: Carl Sagan's scatter plot shows the ratio of brain to body mass on a log-log scale. This ratio is a good way to measure intelligence.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Dan Cory for his help with collecting statistics from the Tableau Public Workbooks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2556288.2557408 dblp:conf/chi/SetlurM14 fatcat:pouuqjgnxfczbpifd4qks24bem

Combining Color and Topology for Partial Matching

Dali F. D. dos Santos, Ilmerio R. da Silva, D. Guliato, M. J. Fonseca
2012 2012 IEEE 24th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence  
We first describe the spatial arrangement of the color regions using a topological graph, where vertices represent the color regions and edges represent connections between regions and also the color differences  ...  In this paper, we propose and evaluate a new descriptor that combines information about color and about its spatial arrangement in an image.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by FAPEMIG, CNPq, CAPES, and FCT through the PIDDAC Program funds (INESC-ID multiannual funding) and the Crush project, PTDC/EIA-EIA/108077/2008.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ictai.2012.109 dblp:conf/ictai/SantosSGF12 fatcat:te4v3uj2lbe67kbxratez74gte

Edgel index for large-scale sketch-based image search

Yang Cao, Changhu Wang, Liqing Zhang, Lei Zhang
2011 CVPR 2011  
The explosive growth of web images and the phenomenal success of search techniques have encouraged us to revisit this problem and target at solving the problem of web-scale sketchbased image retrieval.  ...  Extensive experiments on various retrieval tasks (basic shape search, specific image search, and similar image search) show better accuracy and efficiency than state-of-the-art methods.  ...  Acknowledgements The work of Yang Cao and Liqing Zhang was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 90920014).  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvpr.2011.5995460 dblp:conf/cvpr/CaoWZZ11 fatcat:d6hrj3iqyrhqxp7qn7qmn7x6fm

Soccer Offside Judgments in Laypersons with Different Types of Static Displays

Peter Wühr, Frowin Fasold, Daniel Memmert, Philip Allen
2015 PLoS ONE  
The aims of our research were (a) to investigate the spatial resolution in laypersons' perception of offside situations, (b) to search for biases in laypersons' offside judgments, and (c) to develop useful  ...  Across experiments, displays varied in abstractness (simple shapes, clipart figures, photographs). There were two major findings.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Fabian Keymer, Laura Krieger, and Markus Geis for collecting parts of the data.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133687 pmid:26252653 pmcid:PMC4529197 fatcat:rt26uqx2rnduddfyjjto6yuiau

Sketch-based retrieval of drawings using spatial proximity

Pedro Sousa, Manuel J. Fonseca
2010 Journal of Visual Languages and Computing  
In this paper, we present a new approach to enrich the topological information by integrating spatial proximity in the topology graph, through the use of weights in adjacency links.  ...  In our prior work we proposed an approach to index and retrieve vector drawings by content, using topological and geometric information automatically extracted from figures.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was funded in part by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, project A-CSCW, PTDC/EIA/67589/2006.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvlc.2009.12.001 fatcat:44n3nf2uxvczxgjxygbhbgznfe

Visual Images Interpretive Strategies in Multimodal Texts

Jing Liu
2013 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
Readers need to familiarize themselves with a variety of ways to make sense and read visual images.  ...  A wide range of semiotic resources has been used to construct meaning. Visual systems of meaning offer different resources and potentials for meaning making.  ...  Through the integration of lines, lighting, colors, contrast and gestures, what does the designer try to lead you to look at? What are the relationship between images and written texts?  ... 
doi:10.4304/jltr.4.6.1259-1263 fatcat:mmnha3hdhfa55m6uclnos5tcha

Estimating Color-Concept Associations from Image Statistics

Ragini Rathore, Zachary Leggon, Laurent Lessard, Karen B. Schloss
2019 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
The most effective method extracted colors using a combination of cylindrical sectors and color categories in color space.  ...  We demonstrate that our approach can accurately estimate average human color-concept associations for different fruits using only a small set of images.  ...  Autumn Wickman, Yuke Liang, and Marin Murack for their help with data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2019.2934536 pmid:31442984 fatcat:me772apnqra2bex4gdlzxryok4

Joint Distribution Alignment via Adversarial Learning for Domain Adaptive Object Detection [article]

Bo Zhang, Tao Chen, Bin Wang, Ruoyao Li
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Extensive experiments validate that JADF is effective in both the UDA and UFDA settings, achieving significant performance gains over existing state-of-the-art cross-domain detection methods.  ...  Unsupervised domain adaptive object detection aims to adapt a well-trained detector from its original source domain with rich labeled data to a new target domain with unlabeled data.  ...  UDA Setting: In order to accord with the setups in [16] , [17] , and [20] , 1000 images from Clipart are used during both the joint adaptation phase (only unlabeled images are given) and the evaluation  ... 
arXiv:2109.09033v2 fatcat:rsvajbh3vfecdd6v4raenm7zym

Semanticons: Visual Metaphors as File Icons

Vidya Setlur, Conrad Albrecht-Buehler, Amy A. Gooch, Sam Rossoff, Bruce Gooch
2005 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
The abstract look-and-feel of icons is achieved using non-photorealistic techniques for image stylization.  ...  The semantics of a file is estimated by parsing its name, location, and content to generate a 'context', which is used to query an image database.  ...  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsors.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8659.2005.00889.x fatcat:succgpscc5c6bnmwtfvxkrih2q

Perceiving and remembering events cross-linguistically: Evidence from dual-task paradigms

John C. Trueswell, Anna Papafragou
2010 Journal of Memory and Language  
, Keti Bakakou-Orfanou and Christoforos Charalambakis, during the time the Greek portion of the data was collected.  ...  Supplementary material Supplementary data associated with this article can be found, in the online version, at doi:10.1016/j.jml.2010. 02.006.  ...  Clipart images were constructed such that the instrument was spatially separated from the torso and face of the agent.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jml.2010.02.006 fatcat:pstdaydgp5bw3o5hd2s3zj3pqy

Visual Question Answering: A Tutorial

Damien Teney, Qi Wu, Anton van den Hengel
2017 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine  
It contains photorealistic images of shapes of various colors and materials.  ...  It comprises two parts, one using natural images named VQA-real, and a second one with clipart images named VQA-abstract (discussed at the end of this section).  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2017.2739826 fatcat:krutfkfw2rcnrmlxvmdp3qcmze

Geometric matching for clip-art drawing retrieval

Pedro Sousa, Manuel J. Fonseca
2009 Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation  
In this paper, we present a new algorithm to improve the geometric matching of two drawings, which takes into account the drawing as a whole and each of the shapes in it.  ...  In our prior work we proposed an approach to index and retrieve complex vector drawings by content, using topological and geometric information automatically extracted from figures.  ...  [16] presented a set of techniques for similarity retrieval based on the 2D Projection Interval Relationships representation (2D-PIR), which include methods for dealing with rotated and reflected images  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvcir.2008.11.005 fatcat:civi3cvrzve3vo4arxvmkw7koe
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