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Issue No.01 - January/February (2011 vol.31)
pp: 62-73
Todor Georgiev , Adobe Systems
Andrew Lumsdaine , Indiana University
Georgi Chunev , Indiana University
ABSTRACT
Edward Adelson and James Bergen defined the plenoptic function as a record of the 3D distribution of light rays and their dependence on parameters such as wavelength and polarization. Most research on these ideas has emphasized the 3D aspect of plenoptic-function capture and manipulation, paying less attention to other parameters. A new approach leverages the focused plenoptic camera's high-resolution and flexible-sampling trade-offs to perform high-resolution capture of the plenoptic function's rich "non 3D" structure. This approach employs two techniques. The first simultaneously captures multiple exposures with a microlens array having an interleaved set of different filters. The second places multiple filters at the main lens aperture. Experimental results validate the approach, producing 1.3-megapixel high-dynamic-range images with one capture.
INDEX TERMS
radiance, light field, plenoptic function, focused plenoptic camera, high dynamic range, radiance, microlenses, polarization, multispectral, computational photography, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
CITATION
Todor Georgiev, Andrew Lumsdaine, Georgi Chunev, "Using Focused Plenoptic Cameras for Rich Image Capture", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.31, no. 1, pp. 62-73, January/February 2011, doi:10.1109/MCG.2011.12
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