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An Experimental Study of Projective Structure From Motion
July 1999 (vol. 21 no. 7)
pp. 665-671

Abstract—We describe an essentially algorithm-independent experimental comparison of projective versus Euclidean reconstruction. The Euclidean approach is as accurate as the projective one, even with significant calibration error and for the pure projective structure. Projective optimization has less of a local-minima problem than its Euclidean equivalent. We describe techniques that enhance the convergence of optimization algorithms.

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Index Terms:
Structure from motion, projective geometry, calibration, experimental verification, multiframe structure from motion, optimization, local minima, Levenberg-Marquardt.
Citation:
John Oliensis, Venu Govindu, "An Experimental Study of Projective Structure From Motion," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 665-671, July 1999, doi:10.1109/34.777379
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