Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Suwon-si, KR)

A mosaic generation apparatus includes: a display that displays an image, a memory storing one or more instructions, and a processor that is configured to execute the instructions in the memory to: determine a first feature from one of sub-base areas that comprise a base image, extract a second feature value from one source image from several source images, and then create a sub-mosaic corresponding to the particular sub-base region by using the first feature value as well as the second feature value.

1. Field

The disclosure relates to a mosaic generation device and an operation technique for it including, but not limited to the method and apparatus to create a mosaic by randomly selecting an image as a source and then strengthening the original image using a characteristic of the base image.

2. Description of related art

Mosaic is the method used to create patterns or painting by attaching several pieces together. To make an image it is necessary to divide an image or photo to create a mosaic in smaller areas and then changing each area with a new photo or image could be used.

An AI system could refer to a system that the machine makes choices or trains and then generates desired results or performs actions.

The embodiments of the disclosure offer the method and apparatus to create various mosaics using a source image that is randomly selected, as well as an image base with the neural network.

Additional information will be provided in part in this description.

According to an example embodiment of the disclosure, a mosaic generation apparatus includes: a display outputting an image, a memory storing one or more instructions, and a processor configured to execute the one or more instructions stored inthe memory to: extract a first feature value from one of a plurality of sub-base areas included in a base image, extract a second feature value from one source image selected from among a plurality of source images, and generate a sub-mosaiccorresponding to the one sub-base area using the first feature value and the second feature value.

The processor can be programmed to create sub-mosaics that correspond to each of the multiple sub-bases, and then to make a mosaic that is similar to the base image created from the sub-mosaics.

The sub-base area could be randomly selected from among the various sub-base area.

The source image could be selected randomly from the many image sources.

For multiple sub-base areas, the one image source can be chosen repeatedly.

The processor may be further configured to execute the one or more of the following instructions to extract the initial value of a feature from a lower level , and the second feature value from an upper level employing an artificial intelligence (AI) model comprising the lower level and the higher level.

The sub-mosaic may be generated such that a sum of a difference between feature values of the sub-mosaic and sub-base area in the lower level and the difference between the feature values of the sub-mosaic and base area in the higher level is less than.

The first feature value could include one or more pieces of details about a particular style of painting the painting style and texture, as well as atmosphere, contrast, gloss, intensity the hue, saturation, and hue of the sub-base image.

The second value of the feature could be content information including one or more of a shape and shape of the source image.

The mosaic generation device could also have an interface for users as well as a communicator. This communicator comprises communications circuitry, and can be set up in a way that the user interface gets an input from the one source and one sub-base images and then generates the mosaics in multiple ways based on the base image.

An example of the disclosure outlines how to create mosaics. This involves taking a first value from a subbase area of a base image that contains a plurality sub-base areas. The second value is then extracted from a random source image, derived from a multitude of sources. Then, the sub-mosaics are generated in accordance with the sub-base region by using both the first and second feature values.

A computer-readable, non-transitory medium is disclosed according to an example embodiment. The non-transitory recording medium has recorded a program to execute on a computer device using an amosaic generator technique. This involves extracting one subbase region from a base area that has a variety of sub-bases as well as taking a second value from one source image randomly selected from a pluralityofsource images; and creating a submosaic corresponding with the sub-base that was selected using the first value and the second value.

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