An Extended Perspective Three Points Problem

  • Yong Liu
  • Claus B. Madsen
  • Moritz Störring
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2749)


In this paper, an extended P3P (Perspective Three Points) problem is investigated. It is formulated as fitting three moving vertices along their associated optical rays to a known triangle structure. This allows the three optical rays to come from one, two or three cameras respectively. The classical P3P problem for only single camera is considered as a special case of the extended P3P problem. An analysis on these different cases is given in a uniform way. Experiments with simulated data show the effectiveness of the approach.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Liu
    • 1
  • Claus B. Madsen
    • 1
  • Moritz Störring
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Vision and Media Technology LaboratoryAalborg UniversityDenmark

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