Shape Reconstruction by Line Voting in Discrete Space

  • Kosuke Sato
  • Atsushi Imiya
  • Tomoya Sakai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4291)


Shape from silhouettes is a binary geometric tomography since both objects and projections, which are measured as silhouettes, are binary. In this paper, we formulate shape from silhouettes in the three-dimensional discrete space. This treatment of the problem implies an ambiguity theorem for the reconstruction of objects in discrete space. Furthermore, we show that in three-dimensional space, it is possible to reconstruct a class of non-convex objects from a collection of silhouettes though on a plane non-convex object is unreconstractable from any collection of silhouettes.


Convex Body Convex Polygon Discrete Space Perspective Projection Visible Hull 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kosuke Sato
    • 1
  • Atsushi Imiya
    • 2
  • Tomoya Sakai
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Science and TechnologyChiba UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Institute of Media and Information TechnologyChiba University, JapanChibaJapan

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