Two Applications of RGB-D Descriptors in Computer Vision

  • Mariano BianchiEmail author
  • Nadia Heredia
  • Francisco Gómez-Fernández
  • Alvaro Pardo
  • Marta Mejail
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9423)


In this paper an evaluation of RGB-D descriptors in the context of Object Recognition and Object Tracking is presented. Spin-images, CSHOT and ECV context descriptors were used for detecting objects in point clouds. Empirical evaluation over a dataset with ground truth shows that shape is the most important cue for RGB-D descriptors. However, texture helps discrimination when objects are large or have little structure.


RGB-D Object recognition Tracking Point clouds 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariano Bianchi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nadia Heredia
    • 1
  • Francisco Gómez-Fernández
    • 1
  • Alvaro Pardo
    • 2
  • Marta Mejail
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Universidad Católica Del UruguayMontevideoUruguay

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