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3D Shape Recovery by the Use of Single Image Plus Simple Pattern Illumination

  • Zhan Song
  • Ronald Chung
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4841)

Abstract

This paper presents a method of surface orientation and in turn shape recovery from a single image captured under projection of a simple checker-board pattern. The essences of the method include that only one image is required, that accurate correspondence establishment between the image and the projected pattern is not necessary, that the determination of 3D is much less sensitive to imaging noise and illumination condition than intensity-based methods like shape from shading. The method relies upon the fact that surface orientations at the grid points are only decided by image tangents in the image data. Experiments on planar, spherical, and ribbon-like surfaces show that, with accurate calibration of the projector-and-camera system through a mechanism we proposed earlier, 3D shape can be recovered with ease and precision both much better than before.

Keywords

Object Surface Relative Depth Surface Orientation Parallel Projection Face Orientation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhan Song
    • 1
  • Ronald Chung
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical & Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong KongChina

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