Planar Surface Detection in Image Pairs Using Homographic Constraints

  • Qiang He
  • Chee-hung Henry Chu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4291)


Planar surfaces are important characteristics in man-made environments and have been successfully applied to camera calibration and interactive modeling. We develop a method for detecting planes in image pairs under epipolar constraints using planar homographies. In order to extract the whole planes, the normalized cut method is used to segment the original images. We pick those segmented regions that best fit a triangulation of the homography inliers as the detected planes. We illustrate the algorithm’s performance using gray-level and color image pairs.


Augmented Reality Planar Surface Image Pair Delaunay Triangulation Camera Calibration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qiang He
    • 1
  • Chee-hung Henry Chu
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Advanced Computer StudiesThe University of Louisiana at LafayetteLafayetteU.S.A.

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