CONTENT-SENSITIVE SCREENING IN BLACK AND WHITE

Hua Li, David Mould

Abstract

Traditional methods produced unsatisfactory uniform screening. Often additional tones are added to improve the quality of tone and structure. In this paper, we try to produce screening with diverse patterns and with natural structure preservation while still using only one color of ink. We propose several extensions to contrast-aware halftoning including new weight distributions and variations on the priority-based scheme. Patterns can be generated by excluding pixels in a purposeful way and by organizing different groups of input edges based on user interest. Segmented regions are assigned different patterns, based on statistical measurements of the content of each region. Our method can automatically and efficiently produce effective screening with a lot of flexibility and without artifacts from segmentation or false edges.

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Li H. and Mould D. (2011). CONTENT-SENSITIVE SCREENING IN BLACK AND WHITE . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-45-4, pages 166-172. DOI: 10.5220/0003357801660172


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@conference{grapp11,
author={Hua Li and David Mould},
title={CONTENT-SENSITIVE SCREENING IN BLACK AND WHITE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={166-172},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003357801660172},
isbn={978-989-8425-45-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)
TI - CONTENT-SENSITIVE SCREENING IN BLACK AND WHITE
SN - 978-989-8425-45-4
AU - Li H.
AU - Mould D.
PY - 2011
SP - 166
EP - 172
DO - 10.5220/0003357801660172