The Inversion Camera Model

  • Christian Perwass
  • Gerald Sommer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4174)


In this paper a novel camera model, the inversion camera model, is introduced, which encompasses the standard pinhole camera model, an extension of the division model for lens distortion, and the model for catadioptric cameras with parabolic mirror. All these different camera types can be modeled by essentially varying two parameters. The feasibility of this camera model is presented in experiments where object pose, camera focal length and lens distortion are estimated simultaneously.


Root Mean Square Focal Length Image Point Geometric Algebra Camera Model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Perwass
    • 1
  • Gerald Sommer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für InformatikCAU KielKielGermany

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