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The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science

Modeling from Reality

Editors: Ikeuchi, Katsushi, Sato, Yoichi (Eds.)

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This book summarizes the results of our modeling-from-reality (MFR) project which took place over the last decade or so. The goal of this project is to develop techniques for modeling real objects and/or environments into geometric and photometric models through computer vision techniques. By developing such techniques, time consuming modeling process, currently unĀ­ dertaken by human programmers, can be (semi-)automatically performed, and, as a result, we can drastically shorten the developing time of such virtual reality systems, reduce their developing cost, and widen their application areas. Originally, we began to develop geometric modeling techniques that acquire shape information of objects/environments for object recognition. Soon, this effort evolved into an independent modeling project, virtual-reality modeling, with the inclusion of photometric modeling aspects that acquire appearance information, such as color, texture, and smoothness. Over the course of this development, it became apparent that environmental modeling techniques were necessary when applying our techniques to mixed realities that seamlessly combine generated virtual models with other real/virtual images. The material in his book covers these aspects of development.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Principal Component Analysis with Missing Data and Its Application to Polyhedral Object Modeling

    Pages 3-39

    Shum, Harry (et al.)

  • Building 3-D Models from Unregistered Range Images

    Pages 41-75

    Higuchi, Kazunori (et al.)

  • Consensus Surfaces for Modeling 3D Objects from Multiple Range Images

    Pages 77-92

    Wheeler, Mark D. (et al.)

  • Object Shape and Reflectance Modeling from Observation

    Pages 95-116

    Sato, Yoichi (et al.)

  • Eigen-Texture Method: Appearance Compression Based on 3D Model

    Pages 117-133

    Nishino, Ko (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modeling from Reality
Editors
  • Katsushi Ikeuchi
  • Yoichi Sato
Series Title
The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science
Series Volume
640
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Kluwer Academic Publishers
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-0797-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-0797-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-7515-9
Series ISSN
0893-3405
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 199
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