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A large field-of-view scene measurement based on control points with a single camera
Author(s): Yu Zhao; Di Zhang; Yan Li; Hui Liu; Lichao Xu; Lichun Zhu; Weimin Li
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Paper Abstract

The paper proposed a large field of view (FOV) measurement with calibrating the camera and measuring simultaneously. In the measurement, the whole FOV was divided into several smaller ones with overlapping areas between each other. The overlapping areas should contain at least 4 noncollinear feature points in each for computing external parameters and at least 4 noncollinear control points in one of them to start the calculation. To obtain the measurement of the whole large FOV, 2 images (or more) of each small fields of view needed to be taken from different angles. In the process of calculation, theoretical values of the camera were used as the initial values of the internal parameters and the initial values of external values were obtained from a new solution for P4P problem. So, the internal parameters of the camera, the external parameters for each image, and the 3D coordinates of the feature points in the large field of view could be acquired by adjustment method. In our experiment, the large field of view range was 500mm×500mm, the smaller ones corresponding to each image was 200mm×200mm, and the ultimate measurement accuracy was 12μm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 2014
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9203, Interferometry XVII: Techniques and Analysis, 92030J (18 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2061210
Show Author Affiliations
Yu Zhao, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Di Zhang, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Yan Li, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Hui Liu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Lichao Xu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Lichun Zhu, National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Weimin Li, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9203:
Interferometry XVII: Techniques and Analysis
Katherine Creath; Jan Burke; Joanna Schmit, Editor(s)

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