Specularity, Shadow, and Occlusion Removal for Planar Objects in Stereo Case

Irina Nurutdinova, Ronny Hänsch, Vincent Mühler, Stavroula Bourou, Alexandra I. Papadaki, Olaf Hellwich

Abstract

Specularities, shadows, and occlusions are phenomena that commonly occur in images and cause a loss of information. This paper addresses the task to detect and remove all these phenomena simultaneously in order to obtain a corrected image with all information visible and recognizable. The proposed (semi-)automatic algorithm utilizes two input images that depict a planar object. The images can be acquired without special equipment (such as flash systems) or restrictions on the spatial camera layout. Experiments were performed for various combinations of objects, phenomena occurring, and capturing conditions. The algorithm perfectly detects and removes specularities in all examined cases. Shadows and occlusions are satisfactorily detected and removed with minimal user intervention in the majority of the performed experiments.

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Nurutdinova I., Hänsch R., Mühler V., Bourou S., I. Papadaki A. and Hellwich O. (2017). Specularity, Shadow, and Occlusion Removal for Planar Objects in Stereo Case . In Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-225-7, pages 98-106. DOI: 10.5220/0006166100980106


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@conference{visapp17,
author={Irina Nurutdinova and Ronny Hänsch and Vincent Mühler and Stavroula Bourou and Alexandra I. Papadaki and Olaf Hellwich},
title={Specularity, Shadow, and Occlusion Removal for Planar Objects in Stereo Case},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={98-106},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006166100980106},
isbn={978-989-758-225-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017)
TI - Specularity, Shadow, and Occlusion Removal for Planar Objects in Stereo Case
SN - 978-989-758-225-7
AU - Nurutdinova I.
AU - Hänsch R.
AU - Mühler V.
AU - Bourou S.
AU - I. Papadaki A.
AU - Hellwich O.
PY - 2017
SP - 98
EP - 106
DO - 10.5220/0006166100980106