Coverage Field Analysis to the Quality of Light Field Rendering

  • Changjian Zhu
  • Li Yu
  • Peng Zhou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8326)


In light field rendering (LFR), the geometric configuration of cameras concerns the rendering quality of virtual views. A mathematical model of coverage field (CF) is proposed in this paper to quantify the relationship between the rendering quality and the geometric configuration of cameras. We analyze the impact of changes in CF with the rendering quality by a set of positions of the virtual views and the geometric configuration of cameras. An optimization algorithm is also presented to optimize the geometric configuration of cameras with the help of CF. The experimental results show that the proposed CF can effectively quantify the quality of LFR, and can be used to optimize the geometric configuration of cameras.


Light field rendering coverage field geometric configuration rendering quality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Changjian Zhu
    • 1
  • Li Yu
    • 1
  • Peng Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Information EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanP.R. China

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