10 April 2018 Semantic attributes based texture generation
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Proceedings Volume 10615, Ninth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2017); 106153N (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2302767
Event: Ninth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing, 2017, Qingdao, China
Abstract
Semantic attributes are commonly used for texture description. They can be used to describe the information of a texture, such as patterns, textons, distributions, brightness, and so on. Generally speaking, semantic attributes are more concrete descriptors than perceptual features. Therefore, it is practical to generate texture images from semantic attributes. In this paper, we propose to generate high-quality texture images from semantic attributes. Over the last two decades, several works have been done on texture synthesis and generation. Most of them focusing on example-based texture synthesis and procedural texture generation. Semantic attributes based texture generation still deserves more devotion. Gan et al. proposed a useful joint model for perception driven texture generation. However, perceptual features are nonobjective spatial statistics used by humans to distinguish different textures in pre-attentive situations. To give more describing information about texture appearance, semantic attributes which are more in line with human description habits are desired. In this paper, we use sigmoid cross entropy loss in an auxiliary model to provide enough information for a generator. Consequently, the discriminator is released from the relatively intractable mission of figuring out the joint distribution of condition vectors and samples. To demonstrate the validity of our method, we compare our method to Gan et al.'s method on generating textures by designing experiments on PTD and DTD. All experimental results show that our model can generate textures from semantic attributes.
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Huifang Chi, Huifang Chi, Yanhai Gan, Yanhai Gan, Lin Qi, Lin Qi, Junyu Dong, Junyu Dong, Amanuel Hirpa Madessa, Amanuel Hirpa Madessa, } "Semantic attributes based texture generation", Proc. SPIE 10615, Ninth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2017), 106153N (10 April 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2302767; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2302767
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