REALISTIC 3D SCENE RECONSTRUCTION FROM UNSCONSTRAINED AND UNCALIBRATED IMAGES TAKEN WITH A HANDHELD CAMERA

Minh Hoang Nguyen, Burkhard Wünsche, Patrice Delmas, Christof Lutteroth

Abstract

We address the problem of reconstructing 3D scenes from a set of unconstrained images. These image sequences can be acquired by a video camera or handheld digital camera without requiring calibration. Our approach does not require any a priori information about the cameras being used. The camera's motion and intrinsic parameters are all unknown. We use a novel combination of advanced computer vision algorithms for feature detection, feature matching, and projection matrix estimation in order to reconstruct a 3D point cloud representing the location of geometric features estimated from input images. In a second step a full 3D model is reconstructed using the projection matrix and a triangulation process. We demonstrate with data sets of different structures obtained under different weather conditions that our algorithm is stable and enables inexperienced users to easily create complex 3D content using a simple consumer level camera.

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Nguyen M., Wünsche B., Delmas P. and Lutteroth C. (2011). REALISTIC 3D SCENE RECONSTRUCTION FROM UNSCONSTRAINED AND UNCALIBRATED IMAGES TAKEN WITH A HANDHELD CAMERA . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-45-4, pages 67-75. DOI: 10.5220/0003376900670075


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@conference{grapp11,
author={Minh Hoang Nguyen and Burkhard Wünsche and Patrice Delmas and Christof Lutteroth},
title={REALISTIC 3D SCENE RECONSTRUCTION FROM UNSCONSTRAINED AND UNCALIBRATED IMAGES TAKEN WITH A HANDHELD CAMERA},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={67-75},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003376900670075},
isbn={978-989-8425-45-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)
TI - REALISTIC 3D SCENE RECONSTRUCTION FROM UNSCONSTRAINED AND UNCALIBRATED IMAGES TAKEN WITH A HANDHELD CAMERA
SN - 978-989-8425-45-4
AU - Nguyen M.
AU - Wünsche B.
AU - Delmas P.
AU - Lutteroth C.
PY - 2011
SP - 67
EP - 75
DO - 10.5220/0003376900670075