[R] AI-Based Photo Restoration
This article deals with how to restore old photos using neural networks. Applied approaches: In-Place BatchNorm, Partial Convolution, Self-Attention GAN. The whole process of restoration is described in detail:
- Find all the image defects: fractures, scuffs, holes.
- Inpaint the discovered defects, based on the pixel values around them.
- Colorize the image.
Also, the website was created where any photo could be uploaded for restoration online.