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3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission, International Symposium on (2006)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
June 14, 2006 to June 16, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2825-2
pp: 869-876
Hua Yang , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Greg Welch , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Marc Pollefeys , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
ABSTRACT
A common approach to model-based tracking is to use a model of the object to predict what will be observed, and then to compare that with real observations. For methods that make use of the object's photometric properties (appearance) in their measurements, illumination inconsistencies between the modeled and actual scene can cause tracking problems. In this paper we address one case: model-based tracking of Lambertian objects under directional light sources. We present an iterative optimization method that uses a Kalman filter to simultaneously refine estimates of the object motion, the illumination, and the model texture. We model the illumination variance between the real and predicted observation using the intensity ratios of corresponding surface points, which we then use to make model-based image predictions consistent with the real lighting. To demonstrate the effectiveness of our method we present experimental results using both synthetic (controlled) and real image sequences.
INDEX TERMS
image texture, iterative methods, motion estimation, object detection, optimisation, photometry, tracking
CITATION

H. Yang, G. Welch and M. Pollefeys, "Illumination Insensitive Model-Based 3D Object Tracking and Texture Refinement," 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission, International Symposium on(3DPVT), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, 2008, pp. 869-876.
doi:10.1109/3DPVT.2006.79
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