# SegSemPuzzle: Solving Jigsaw Puzzles with Semantic Segmentation

### Resumo

The traditional Jigsaw Puzzle is a challenging task performed by humans, mainly due to its hardness and proven to be a NP-Complete problem. Even so, recent efforts show better performance in this task using different methods involving complex computer vision and machine learning techniques. In this sense, this paper proposes new approaches based on the semantic segmentation (SS) task to solve jigsaw puzzles (visual puzzles) in reduced training scenario. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first work in the literature that uses SS for the target application. In the performed experiments, it was possible to demonstrate that SegSemPuzzle and SegSemPuzzle-G obtained excellent results when compared with other approaches existing in literature for 3 × 3 puzzle solving tasks.

**Palavras-chave:**semantic segmentation, shortest path algorithm, deep learning, greedy algorithm, Jigsaw Puzzle

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*In*: WORKSHOP DE VISÃO COMPUTACIONAL (WVC), 18. , 2023, São Bernardo do Campo/SP.

**Anais**[...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2023 . p. 131-136. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/wvc.2023.27545.