Homework 2 Part 1: Seam Carving

Horizontal results
Original Seam Carved Scaled Importance Map

Note that when the focus of the image is a number of smaller objects, seam carving works well
however when the focus spans most of the image, as with the arch, seam carving fails.


Vertical Results
Original Seam Carved Scaled Importance Map

Although the difference is less notable, the landscape shown preserves the shape of the main objects
well, however, again the arch envelopes most of the horizontal space, so the vertical seam carving
removes vital portions of the image.