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Canonical fitting of deformable part models
Author(s): Alexander P. Pentland
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Paper Abstract

I describe a system that fits deformable models to range data. Models are represented by using modal dynamics applied to volumetric primitives, which significantly improves the computational complexity of both model recovery and subsequent processing. Given a segmentation of the range data into parts (see reference [16]), a volumetric description is obtained by a fitting procedure that minimizes squared error between the range measurements and the model's visible surface. For simple part shapes it is possible to compute the deformable model's parameters using only the shape of its symmetry axes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1990
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1260, Sensing and Reconstruction of Three-Dimensional Objects and Scenes, (1 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20022
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Alexander P. Pentland, Media Lab./MIT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1260:
Sensing and Reconstruction of Three-Dimensional Objects and Scenes
Bernd Girod, Editor(s)

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