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      Summarising Pictures

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      Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014) (EVA)

      Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)

      8 - 10 July 2014

      Sketching, Summarising, Museum information systems

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          How can one abbreviate visual items? For example, if your goal is to make tactile versions of maps or diagrams in a book, there is much less resolution available in a tactile form. Or, if your goal is to detect similarities of overall shape, you do not wish to be distracted by image detail. We experimented with sketching done in a way that captures the stroke sequence and timing, and realize that the first strokes made often abbreviate the image.

          We used both sketches made locally on a Wacom tablet, giving us both stroke sequence and timing data, and sketches from the SIGGRAPH dataset which provide sequence but not timing. Our sketches are necessarily simple, but we hope that we can use what we’ve learned from them to build machine-learning databases to extract important features from more complex imagery. This is a revised version of a talk given at ICDAR in 2013.

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          Conference
          July 2014
          July 2014
          : 36-41
          Affiliations
          Rutgers University

          New Brunswick, NJ USA
          Article
          10.14236/ewic/EVA2014.7
          © Michael Lesk et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014), London, UK

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

          Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)
          EVA
          London, UK
          8 - 10 July 2014
          Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
          Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)
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          Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
          Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
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          Electronic Workshops in Computing

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