A Survey of Methods for Volumetric Scene Reconstruction from Photographs

Slabaugh, G.G., Culbertson, W.B., Malzbender, T. & Schafer, R.W. (2001). A Survey of Methods for Volumetric Scene Reconstruction from Photographs. In: K. Mueller & A. E. Kaufman (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2001 Eurographics conference on Volume Graphics. . Eurographics Association. ISBN 3-211-83737-X

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Abstract

Scene reconstruction, the task of generating a 3D model of a scene given multiple 2D photographs taken of the scene, is an old and difficult problem in computer vision. Since its introduction, scene reconstruction has found application in many fields, including robotics, virtual reality, and entertainment. Volumetric models are a natural choice for scene reconstruction. Three broad classes of volumetric reconstruction techniques have been developed based on geometric intersections, color consistency, and pair-wise matching. Some of these techniques have spawned a number of variations and undergone considerable refinement. This paper is a survey of techniques for volumetric scene reconstruction.

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Additional Information: © Slabaugh, G.| ACM 2001. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive Version of Record was published in VG'01 Proceedings of the 2001 Eurographics conference on Volume Graphics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/10.2312/VG/VG01/081-101
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > TR Photography
Divisions: School of Informatics > Department of Computing
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/4398

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