Makoto Okabe[Japanese]
Animating pictures of water scenes
using video retrieval
Makoto Okabe 1 Yoshinori Dobashi 2 Ken Anjyo 3
1 Shizuoka University 2 Hokkaido University 3 OLM Digital, Inc.

We present a system to quickly and easily create an animation of water scenes in a single image.


The Visual Computer - preprint (PDF, 9.5MB)
 Supplementary materials
Supplementary video (MP4, 257MB)

We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful and constructive comments. Many thanks also go to Ayumi Kimura for discussions and encouragements. This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Numbers JP15H05924 and JP25730071. This work was supported by Japan Science and Technology Agency, CREST. This work was partially supported by the Joint Research Program (Short-term Collaborative Research) of the Institute of Mathematics for Industry, Kyushu University. Yoshinori Dobashi was partially supported by UEI Research.


Makoto Okabe, Yoshinori Dobashi, Ken Anjyo, "Animating pictures of water scenes using video retrieval", The Visual Computer, volume 34, issue 3, pp. 347-358.

 BibTeX citation
  author = {Makoto Okabe and Yoshinori Dobashi and Ken Anjyo},
  title = {Animating pictures of water scenes using video retrieval},
  journal = {The Visual Computer},
  volume = {34},
  issue = {3},
  year = {2017},
  pages = {347--358},
  doi = {10.1007/s00371-017-1455-9},