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Linear and Incremental Acquisition of Invariant Shape Models From Image Sequences
May 1995 (vol. 17 no. 5)
pp. 512-517

Abstract—We show how to automatically acquire Euclidian shape representations of objects from noisy image sequences under weak perspective. The proposed method is linear and incremental, requiring no more than pseudoinverse. A nonlinear, but numerically sound preprocessing stage is added to improve the accuracy of the results even further. Experiments show that attention to noise and computational techniques improves the shape results substantially with respect to previous methods proposed for ideal images.

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Index Terms:
Structure from motion, linear reconstruction, factorization method, affine shape, Euclidean shape, weak perspective, Gramian, affine coordinates.
Citation:
Daphna Weinshall, Carlo Tomasi, "Linear and Incremental Acquisition of Invariant Shape Models From Image Sequences," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 512-517, May 1995, doi:10.1109/34.391392
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