Colorization using optimization

This is apparently all over geek circles today, but I got it from “Miguel”:

Researchers in Israel have developed colorization techniques that are almost freakish in their ability to produce natural-looking results using an incredibly simple-seeming marking-up of the original image.

Needless to say, “they have a web page devoted to it”:

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Michael Alan Dorman

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