Depth Extraction Based on Motion Cue and Defocusing Cue

  • Huadong SunEmail author
  • Xuesong Jin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 463)


With the development and popularity of stereo images or videos, the requirement of stereo resource is gradually upgrading. As an economical method to solve the problem of stereo resource scarcity, 2D-to-3D video conversion techniques are paid more and more attentions. How to obtain high quality depth information is the key of 2D-to-3D video conversion. Depth information is usually hidden in several interframe cues or pictorial cues. In this paper, motion cue and defocusing cue are analyzed in detail. In order to compensate the limitations of the two cues, the fusion strategy is presented here. The experimental results show that piecewise linear combination of the two cues can improve the quality of depth map.


Depth extraction Motion cue Defocusing cue Piecewise linear combination 



This work was supported by technological innovation fund of Harbin (2014RFQXJ166) and young creative talent fund of Harbin University of Commerce (2016QN051).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer and Information EngineeringHarbin University of CommerceHarbinChina

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