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Multi-view stereo image synthesis using binocular symmetry-based global optimization
Author(s): Hak Gu Kim; Yong Ju Jung; Soo Sung Yoon; Yong Man Ro
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a new multi-view stereo image synthesis using binocular symmetric hole filling. In autostereoscopic displays, multi-view synthesis is needed to provide multiple perspectives of the same scene, as viewed from multiple viewing positions. In the warped image at a distant virtual viewpoint, it is difficult to generate visually plausible multi-view stereo images in multi-view synthesis since very large hole regions (i.e., disoccluded regions) could be induced. Also, binocular asymmetry between the synthesized left-eye and right-eye images is one of the critical factors, which leads to a visual discomfort in stereoscopic viewing. In this paper, we maintain the binocular symmetry using the already filled regions in an adjacent view. The proposed method introduces a binocular symmetric hole filling based on the global optimization for binocular symmetry in the synthesized multi-view stereo images. The experimental results showed that the proposed method outperformed those of the existing methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9391, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXVI, 93910X (17 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2083202
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Hak Gu Kim, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Yong Ju Jung, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Soo Sung Yoon, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Yong Man Ro, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9391:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXVI
Nicolas S. Holliman; Andrew J. Woods; Gregg E. Favalora; Takashi Kawai, Editor(s)

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