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Omnidirectional Vision Systems

Calibration, Feature Extraction and 3D Information

By Luis Puig , J J Guerrero

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4471-4946-0
  • 136 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2013
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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This work focuses on central catadioptric systems, from the early step of calibration to high-level tasks such as 3D information retrieval. The book opens with a thorough introduction to the sphere camera model, along with an analysis of the relation between this model and actual central catadioptric systems. Then, a new approach to calibrate any single-viewpoint catadioptric camera is described.  This is followed by an analysis of existing methods for calibrating central omnivision systems, and a detailed examination of hybrid two-view relations that combine images acquired with uncalibrated central catadioptric systems and conventional cameras. In the remaining chapters, the book discusses a new method to compute the scale space of any omnidirectional image acquired with a central catadioptric system, and a technique for computing the orientation of a hand-held omnidirectional catadioptric camera.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Modeling Omnidirectional Vision Systems.
  2. Calibration of Omnidirectional Cameras Using a DLT
  3. Like Approach.
  4. Comparison of Calibration Methods for Omnidirectional Cameras.
  5. Two
  6. View Relations Between Omnidirectional and Conventional Cameras.
  7. Generic Scale Space for a Camera Invariant Feature Extractor.
  8. Orientation of a Hand
  9. Held Catadioptric System in Man
  10. Made Environments.
  11. Conclusions.

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