Visual motion estimation from image contour tracking

  • Włodzimierz Kasprzak
  • Heinrich Niemann
Motion
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 719)

Abstract

An approach to visual motion estimation and its stabilization suitable for longitudinal camera motion is proposed. Closed contours with their image pair-like displacements in a short image sequence are detected. The contour length change rate is estimated allowing the first stabilization step — a weighted averaging of displacements. Two further steps follow — the grouping of similarly moving neighbour contours and an adaptive motion estimation in a long image sequence.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Włodzimierz Kasprzak
    • 1
  • Heinrich Niemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Bavarian Research Center for Knowledge-Based Systems (FORWISS)Erlangen

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