By Topic

View generation for three-dimensional scenes from video sequences

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
N. L. Chang ; Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA ; A. Zakhor

This paper focuses on the representation and view generation of three-dimensional (3-D) scenes. In contrast to existing methods that construct a full 3-D model or those that exploit geometric invariants, our representation consists of dense depth maps at several preselected viewpoints from an image sequence. Furthermore, instead of using multiple calibrated stationary cameras or range scanners, we derive our depth maps from image sequences captured by an uncalibrated camera with only approximately known motion. We propose an adaptive matching algorithm that assigns various confidence levels to different regions in the depth maps. Nonuniform bicubic spline interpolation is then used to fill in low confidence regions in the depth maps. Once the depth maps are computed at preselected viewpoints, the intensity and depth at these locations are used to reconstruct arbitrary views of the 3-D scene. Specifically, the depth maps are regarded as vertices of a deformable 2-D mesh, which are transformed in 3-D, projected to 2-D, and rendered to generate the desired view. Experimental results are presented to verify our approach

Published in:

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 4 )