Optical Flow and Total Least Squares Solution for Multi-scale Data in an Over-Determined System
In this paper, we introduce a new technique to estimate optical flow fields based on wavelet decomposition. In order to block error propagation between layers of multi-resolution image pyramid, we consider information of the all pyramid levels at once. We add a homogenous smoothness constraint to the system of optical flow constraints to obtain smooth motion fields. Since there are approximations on both sides of our over determined equation system, a total least square method is used as a minimization technique. The method was tested on several standard sequences in the field and megavoltage images taken by linear accelerator devices and showed promising results.
KeywordsOptical Flow Wavelet Decomposition Coarse Level Total Little Square Smoothness Constraint
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