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British Machine Vision Conference 1999

MODEL REFINEMENT FROM PLANAR PARALLAX

A. Dick, R. Cipolla

1999

This paper presents a system for refining the accuracy and realism of coarse piecewise planar models from an uncalibrated sequence of images. First, dense depth maps are estimated by aligning a planar region of a scene in each image, approximating camera calibration, and generating dense planar parallax. These depth maps are then robustly fused to obtain incrementally refined surface estimates. It is envisaged that this system will extend the modelling capability of existing systems \cite{cipolla99} which generate simple, piecewise planar architectural models.


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