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Partial matching of 3D cultural heritage objects using panoramic views

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In this paper, we present a method for partial matching and retrieval of 3D objects based on range image queries. The proposed methodology addresses the retrieval of complete 3D objects using range image queries that represent partial views. The core methodology relies upon Bag-of-Visual-Words modelling and enhanced Dense SIFT descriptor computed on panoramic views and range image queries. Performance evaluation builds upon standard measures and a challenging 3D pottery dataset originating from the Hampson Archaeological Museum collection.

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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n 600533 PRESIOUS.

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Sfikas, K., Pratikakis, I., Koutsoudis, A. et al. Partial matching of 3D cultural heritage objects using panoramic views. Multimed Tools Appl 75, 3693–3707 (2016).

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