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Single-View-Point Omnidirectional Catadioptric Cone Mirror Imager
May 2006 (vol. 28 no. 5)
pp. 840-845
We present here a comprehensive imaging theory about cone mirrors in a single-view-point (SVP) configuration and show that an SVP cone mirror catadioptric system is not only practical but also has unique advantages for certain applications. We show its merits and weaknesses and how to build a workable system.

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Index Terms:
Catadioptric camera, imaging geometry, image quality analysis, omnidirectional imaging, optical analysis, panoramic imaging.
Citation:
Shih-Sch? Lin, Ruzena Bajcsy, "Single-View-Point Omnidirectional Catadioptric Cone Mirror Imager," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 840-845, May 2006, doi:10.1109/TPAMI.2006.106
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