Re-Sizing Images

If you’ve ever worked with web pages, you know that one of the most time-consuming tasks is manipulating images so that they fit correctly into the web page.  With many gif images, you can re-size simply by stretching or decreasing the size.  With photographic images like jpg, re-sizing can be much more difficult.

At the 2007 SIGGRAPH Conference, two Israeli professors showed a new method for re-sizing images.  Instead of cropping, they use a program to find the most insignificant parts of the image and remove them.  Using this same process, they can also add size to an image.  You can see it in a video much more easily:

[from Slashdot]


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