Motion Estimation of Elastic Articulated Objects from Image Points and Contours

  • Hailang Pan
  • Yuncai Liu
  • Lei Shi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3776)


This paper presents two new methods of elastic articulated objects modeling and motion estimation based on a new revolving conic surface. The deformation of human body surfaces can be represented by adjusting only one or two deformation parameters for each limb. Then, the 3D deformation and motion parameters are estimated by corresponding 2D image points and contours from a sequences of stereo images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hailang Pan
    • 1
  • Yuncai Liu
    • 1
  • Lei Shi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Image Processing and Pattern RecognitionShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityP.R. China

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