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Optical Flow Computation with Fourth Order Partial Differential Equations

  • Xiaoxin Guo
  • Zhiwen Xu
  • Yueping Feng
  • Yunxiao Wang
  • Zhengxuan Wang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4109)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a new hybrid optical flow computation with fourth order partial differential equations (PDEs). The integration of local and global optical flow methods exploits fourth order PDEs rather than second order for the purpose of the improvement of smoothness and accuracy of the estimated optical flow field. Furthermore, we describe the implementation of the method in detail. The experiments show that the employment of fourth order PDEs benefits the improvement of the two aspects of the resulting optical flow field.

Keywords

Optical Flow Smoothness Term Order PDEs Optical Flow Field Optical Flow Computation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoxin Guo
    • 1
  • Zhiwen Xu
    • 1
  • Yueping Feng
    • 1
  • Yunxiao Wang
    • 1
  • Zhengxuan Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Symbol Computation and Knowledge Engineering of the Ministry of Education, College of Computer Science and TechnologyJilin UniversityChangchunP.R. China

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