A Shape Enhancement Technique Based on Multi-channel Salience Measure

  • Yongwei Miao
  • Jieqing Feng
  • Jinrong Wang
  • Renato Pajarola
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7633)


In this paper, we develop a novel visual saliency based shape enhancement technique for relief surfaces. It consists of three steps. Firstly, we calculate the multi-channel salience map of the underlying shape by combining three feature maps, i.e., the feature map of local height distribution, normal difference, and mean curvature variation. Secondly, we manipulate the original relief surface by a salience-domain shape manipulation function. Finally, we adjust surface normals of the original shape as the corresponding final normals of the manipulated surface. The experimental results show that our proposed algorithm can adjust the shading of the original shape and thus for improving its shape depiction.


Shape Enhancement Multi-Channel Salience Salience-Domain Shape Modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yongwei Miao
    • 1
  • Jieqing Feng
    • 2
  • Jinrong Wang
    • 2
  • Renato Pajarola
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Computer Science and TechnologyZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina
  2. 2.State Key Lab. of CAD&CGZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  3. 3.Department of InformaticsUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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