Depth Map and 3D Imaging Applications: Algorithms and Technologies, 1st Edition

  • Aamir Saeed Malik
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  • ISBN-10: 161350327X
  • ISBN-13: 9781613503270
  • DDC: 621.36
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 648 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Over the last decade, significant progress has been made in 3D imaging research. As a result, 3D imaging methods and techniques are being employed for various applications, including 3D television, intelligent robotics, medical imaging, and stereovision. DEPTH MAP AND 3D IMAGING APPLICATIONS: ALGORITHMS AND TECHNOLOGIES present various 3D algorithms developed in the recent years and to investigate the application of 3D methods in various domains. Containing five sections, this book offers perspectives on 3D imaging algorithms, 3D shape recovery, stereoscopic vision and autostereoscopic vision, 3D vision for robotic applications, and 3D imaging applications. This book is an important resource for professionals, scientists, researchers, academics, and software engineers in image/video processing and computer vision.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to 3D Imaging.
2: 3D Imaging Methods.
3: Multi–View Stereo Reconstruction Technique.
4: Forward Projection for Use with Iterative Reconstruction.
5: Algorithms for 3D Map Segment Registration.
6: 3D Shape Compression Using Holoimage.
7: Restoration and Enhancement of Digitally Reconstructed Holographic Images.
8: High–Speed, High–Resolution 3D Imaging Using Projector Defocusing.
9: Shape from X: Algorithms & Techniques.
10: Three–Dimensional Scene Reconstruction: A Review of Approaches.
11: Comparison of Focus Measures under the Influence of Various Factors Effecting Their Performance.
12: Image Focus Measure Based on Energy of High Frequency Components in S–Transform.
13: Combining Focus Measures for Three Dimensional Shape Estimation Using Genetic Programming.
14: “Scanning from Heating” and “Shape from Fluorescence”: Two Non–Conventional Imaging Systems for 3D Digitization of Transparent Objects.
15: Stereoscopy & Autostereoscopy.
16: Modular Stereo Vision: Model and Implementation.
17: Stereoscopic Vision for Off–Road Intelligent Vehicles.
18: Effectiveness of New Technology to Compose Stereoscopic Movies.
19: Low–Complexity Stereo Matching and Viewpoint Interpolation in Embedded Consumer Applications.
20: The Use of Watermarking in Stereo Imaging.
21: Introduction to Autostereoscopic Displays.
22: Multi–View Autostereoscopic Visualization Using Bandwidth–Limited Channels.
23: Robotic Vision.
24: 3D Scene Capture and Analysis for Intelligent Robotics.
25: Stereo Vision Depth Estimation Methods for Robotic Applications.
26: Stereo–Vision–Based Fire Detection and Suppression Robot for Buildings.
27: 3D Imaging Applications.
28: 3D DMB Player and Its Reliable 3D Services in T–DMB Systems.
29: 3D Scanner, State of the Art.
30: 3D Imaging for Mapping and Inspection Applications in Outdoor Environments.
31: 3D Laser Scanner Techniques: A Novel Application for the Morphological Study of Meteorite Impact Rocks.
32: 3D Camera Tracking for Mixed Reality Using Multi–Sensors Technology.
33: Recovering 3D Human Body Postures from Depth Maps and Its Application in Human Activity Recognition.
34: 3D Face Recognition Using an Adaptive Non–Uniform Face Mesh.
35: Subject Independent Facial Expression Recognition from 3D Face Models Using Deformation Modeling.
36: 3D Thumbnails for 3D Videos with Depth.
About the Contributors.