Monocular 3D Reconstruction of Objects Based on Cylindrical Panoramas

  • Ralf Haeusler
  • Reinhard Klette
  • Fay Huang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5414)


This paper discusses ways of using a single panoramic image (captured by a rotating sensor-line camera having very-high spatial resolution) for the geometric shape recovery of a shown object. The objective is to create a sparse polyhedral model, only allowing a few interactive user inputs for a given single panoramic image. The study was motivated by the general question whether a single panoramic image projection allows some kind of 3D shape recovery, possibly benefitting from available monocular approaches for standard (say, pinhole-type) camera models.


Monocular 3D reconstruction cylindrical projection panorama rotating sensor-line camera 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralf Haeusler
    • 1
  • Reinhard Klette
    • 1
  • Fay Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentThe University of AucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.CSIENational Ilan UniversityYi-LanTaiwan

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