Geometric Calibration of Micro-Lens-Based Light-Field Cameras Using Line Features

  • Yunsu Bok
  • Hae-Gon Jeon
  • In So Kweon
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8694)


We present a novel method of geometric calibration of micro-lens-based light-field cameras. Accurate geometric calibration is a basis of various applications. Instead of using sub-aperture images, we utilize raw images directly for calibration. We select proper regions in raw images and extract line features from micro-lens images in those regions. For the whole process, we formulate a new projection model of micro-lens-based light-field cameras. It is transformed into a linear form using line features. We compute an initial solution of both intrinsic and extrinsic parameters by a linear computation, and refine it via a non-linear optimization. Experimental results show the accuracy of the correspondences between rays and pixels in raw images, estimated by the proposed method.


Calibration plenoptic light-field cameras 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yunsu Bok
    • 1
  • Hae-Gon Jeon
    • 1
  • In So Kweon
    • 1
  1. 1.KAISTKorea

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