Structure-Preserving Regularisation Constraints for Shape-from-Shading

  • Rui Huang
  • William A. P. Smith
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5702)


In this paper we present a new framework for shape-from-shading which relies on a novel regularisation term which preserves surface structure. The resulting algorithm is both robust and accurate. We show that it can recover stable surface estimates from both synthetic and real world images of complex objects, even under extreme illumination.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui Huang
    • 1
  • William A. P. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of YorkUK

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