Objective Measures

A list of objective measures used in our analysis. When applicable, we link to the author's paper, website and code.

Refer to the supplemental document for a more detailed description and formulation of each metric, as well as parameter settings we used in our experiments.


1 Bidirectional Similarity
Summarizing Visual Data Using Bidirectional Similarity - Simakov et al. 2008
[paper] [website]
2 Bidirectional Warping
Multi-operator Media Retargeting - Rubinstein et al. 2009
[paper] [website]
3 SIFT-flow
SIFT flow: dense correspondence across difference scenes - Liu et al. 2008
[paper] [website] [code]
4 Earth Mover's Distance
Fast and Robust Earth Mover's Distances - Pele and Werman 2009
[paper] [website] [code]
5 Edge Histogram

MPEG-7 overview

6 Color Layout

We additionally examined the BDS measure with PatchMatch nearest-neighbor approximation:

7 Bidirectional Similarity with PatchMatch
PatchMatch: A Randomized Correspondence Algorithm for Structural Image Editing - Barnes et al. 2009
[paper] [website] [code]