Dense Structure from a Dense Optical Flow Sequence

Yalin Xiong and Steven Shafer
Proceedings of the 1995 International Symposium on Computer Vision, November, 1995, pp. 1 - 6.


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Abstract
This paper presents a structure-from-motion system which delivers dense structural information from a sequence of dense optical flows. Most traditional feature-based approaches cannot be extended to compute dense structure due to impractical computational complexity. We demonstrate that by decomposing uncertainty information into independent and correlated parts we can decrease these complexities from O(N/sup 2/) to O(N), where N is the number of pixels in the images. We also show that this dense structure-from-motion system requires only local optical flows, i.e. image matchings between two adjacent frames, instead of the tracking of features over a long sequence.

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Text Reference
Yalin Xiong and Steven Shafer, "Dense Structure from a Dense Optical Flow Sequence," Proceedings of the 1995 International Symposium on Computer Vision, November, 1995, pp. 1 - 6.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Xiong_1995_4104,
   author = "Yalin Xiong and Steven Shafer",
   title = "Dense Structure from a Dense Optical Flow Sequence",
   booktitle = "Proceedings of the 1995 International Symposium on Computer Vision",
   pages = "1 - 6",
   month = "November",
   year = "1995",
}