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Optical Engineering

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Author(s): J. Miguel Salazar; Ernesto Bribiesca
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Paper Abstract

Studies for representing three-dimensional (3-D) objects are an important subject in different fields, such as computer vision, data compression, creation of virtual scenes, and others. Any surface can be seen as a 3-D object and studied as such. 3-D voxel-based surfaces are described using a 3-D tree structure known as an enclosing tree. A modified version of this structure is used to describe the surface. In order to describe the surfaces, we used the enclosing trees that are represented via the orthogonal direction change chain code. The representation obtained is compared with the original to verify if proper data compression is achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Opt. Eng. 54(12) 124102 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.54.12.124102
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 54, Issue 12
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J. Miguel Salazar, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)
Ernesto Bribiesca, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)


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