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Optical Engineering

Radial distortion in low-cost lenses: numerical study
Author(s): Alex Chtchetinine
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Paper Abstract

A few competitive models for lens distortion are presented and their accuracy is considered. Effectiveness of these models is tested comparatively against ray-tracing grid distortion data. Emphasis is made on retrofocus lens design typically occurring in low-cost camera systems. Theoretical conclusions are supported with practical camera calibration data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 47(2) 023001 doi: 10.1117/1.2857418
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 47, Issue 2
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Alex Chtchetinine, SMART Technologies Inc. (Canada)


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