Panoramic Image Mosaicing: An Optimized Graph-Cut Approach

Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 43)

Abstract

Panoramic images have numerous important applications in the area of computer vision, video coding/enhancement, virtual reality and surveillance. The process of building panorama using mosaicing technique is a challenging task as it requires consideration of various factors such as camera motion, sensor noise and illumination difference, that deteriorate the quality of the mosaic. This paper proposes a feature based mosaicing technique for creation of high quality panoramic image. The algorithm mitigates the problem of seam by aligning the images employing Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT) features and blending the overlapping region using optimized graph-cut. The results show the efficacy of the proposed algorithm.

Keywords

Panorama Mosaicing Blending Features Geometric transformations SIFT RANSAC 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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