Shape models from image sequences

  • Xinquan Shen
  • David Hogg
Ego-Motion and 3D Recovery
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 800)


This paper describes an adaptive method for the recovery of 3-D shape models from sequences of images. A 3-D surface model, initialised to be spherical, is progressively deformed under the action of simulated external forces arising from the profile of the target object in successive images, obtained using a low-level motion segmentation algorithm. Intrinsic constraints encourage the model to deform smoothly and to remain symmetrical about a vertical plane parallel to the direction of motion.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinquan Shen
    • 1
  • David Hogg
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer StudiesThe University of LeedsLeedsUK

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