Computer Vision

2014 Edition
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Video Mosaicing

  • Zhigang Zhu
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-31439-6_68

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Definition

Image mosaicing is the process of generating a composite image (mosaic) from a video sequence, or in general from a set of overlapping images of a scene or an object, usually resulting in a mosaic image with a larger field of view than any of the original images.

Background

When collecting video of a scene or object, each individual image in the video may be limited compared to the desired final product, including limitations in the field of view, dynamic range, or image resolution. This is the case not only with personal video capture [1, 9, 13] but also with image-based rendering [11, 14, 15], aerial videography [7, 10, 18, 19, 20], and document digitization [5]. Generating mosaics with larger fields of view [5, 6, 9, 13, 14, 19], higher dynamic ranges [4], and/or higher image resolutions [8] facilitates video viewing, video understanding, video...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhigang Zhu
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  1. 1.Computer Science Department, The City College of New YorkNew YorkUSA