Improved Depth Map Generation Using Motion Vector and the Vanishing Point from a Moving Camera Monocular Image

  • Su-Min Jung
  • Taeg-Keun WhangBo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 280)


As a clue often used to acquire 3D information from a monocular image, there is a vanishing point. This article compares the inclines among valid straight lines at searching for the vanishing point of a monocular image and calculates the proximity degree and eliminates unnecessary information in generating a node so as to elevate accuracy to estimate the vanishing point of Hough Transform and draw an initial depth-map through the vanishing point calculated. Moreover, to obtain a more accurate depth of the initial depth-map, the study uses the difference of vector values according to the distance between the camera and the object based on the motion vector information within the monocular image with a camera moving and suggests a method to calculate a more accurate depth of the monocular image.


Vanishing point Motion Vector Depth-map 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Su-Min Jung
    • 1
  • Taeg-Keun WhangBo
    • 1
  1. 1.Gachon UniversitySeoung-siKorea

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