On 3/20/11, Bill Skaggs wrote: > I think it would be pretty difficult to figure out the algorithm by looking > at the Gimp source code. The algorithm that Gimp uses is based on > papers by Todor Georgiev, and you can find a description of the algorithm > in a paper he wrote called "Photoshop Healing Brush: a Tool for > Seamless Cloning" -- you can access a PDF version at > > http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.109.5521&rep=rep1&type=pdf > > Note that Gimp only uses the Laplacian method that he describes, not > the more sophisticated fourth-order version.
GIMP's implementation is prone to errors which is especially visible when you heal near a visible border. I'm not entirely sure it's a good idea to learn from it. Alexandre Prokoudine http://libregraphicsworld.org _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer