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Introduction

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Part of the Springer Series in Information Sciences book series (SSINF, volume 28)

Abstract

A physically plausible reconstruction unique up to a single unknown scale factor can be obtained from just two different images of the same scene. The differences between the two images contain enough information about the camera position and about the location of the scene points relative to the camera to make the reconstruction possible. The scale factor cannot be recovered from the images alone. It is impossible to tell if the camera is near to a small object or far away from a large object. It is also possible to reconstruct a scene up to a single unknown scale factor using the velocities in an image taken by a moving camera.

Keywords

Computer Vision Grey Level Projective Space Camera Calibration Algebraic Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hirst Research CentreGEC-Marconi LimitedWembley, MiddlesexUK

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