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A Variational Approach to Shape-from-Shading Under Natural Illumination

  • Yvain QuéauEmail author
  • Jean Mélou
  • Fabien Castan
  • Daniel Cremers
  • Jean-Denis Durou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10746)

Abstract

A numerical solution to shape-from-shading under natural illumination is presented. It builds upon an augmented Lagrangian approach for solving a generic PDE-based shape-from-shading model which handles directional or spherical harmonic lighting, orthographic or perspective projection, and greylevel or multi-channel images. Real-world applications to shading-aware depth map denoising, refinement and completion are presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvain Quéau
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jean Mélou
    • 2
    • 3
  • Fabien Castan
    • 3
  • Daniel Cremers
    • 1
  • Jean-Denis Durou
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  2. 2.IRIT, UMR CNRS 5505, Université de ToulouseToulouseFrance
  3. 3.Mikros ImageLevallois-PerretFrance

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