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Interactive Images


Technical Report


Interactive Images are a natural extension of three recent developments: digital photography, interactive web pages, and browsable video. An interactive image is a multi-dimensional image, displayed two dimensions at a time (like a standard digital image), but with which a user can interact to browse through the other dimensions. One might consider a standard video sequence viewed with a video player as a simple interactive image with time as the third dimension. Interactive images are a generalization of this idea, in which the third (and greater) dimensions may be focus, exposure, white balance, saturation, and other parameters. Interaction is handled via a variety of modes including those we call ordinal, pixel-indexed, cumulative, and comprehensive. Through exploration of three novel forms of interactive images based on color, exposure, and focus, we will demonstrate the compelling nature of interactive images.

Author(s): Toyama, K. and Schölkopf, B.
Number (issue): MSR-TR-2003-64
Year: 2003
Day: 0

Department(s): Empirical Inference
Bibtex Type: Technical Report (techreport)

Institution: Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK

Digital: 0
Language: en
Organization: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
School: Biologische Kybernetik

Links: Web


  title = {Interactive Images},
  author = {Toyama, K. and Sch{\"o}lkopf, B.},
  number = {MSR-TR-2003-64},
  organization = {Max-Planck-Gesellschaft},
  institution = {Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK},
  school = {Biologische Kybernetik},
  year = {2003}