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A Note on the Computation of Binocular Disparity in a Symbolic, Low-Level Visual Processor

  • David Marr

Abstract

The goals of the computation that extracts disparity from pairs of pictures of a scene are defined, and the constraints imposed upon that computation by the three-dimensional structure of the world are determined. Expressing the computation as a gray-level correlation is shown to be inadequate. A precise expression of the goals of the computation is possible in a low-level symbolic visual pro- cessor: the constraints translate in this environment to prerequisites on the binding of disparity values to low-level symbols. The outline of a method based on this is given.

Keywords

Simple Cell Binocular Disparity Disparity Information Disparity Computation Image Symbol 
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