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Monocular passive range sensing using defocus information
Author(s): K. Venkatesh Prasad; Richard J. Mammone
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Paper Abstract

Defocused monocular views of three-dimensional objects can be used to provide useful range information. In the sensing method presented in this paper two monocular views one highly defocused and the other well-focused are recorded and processed to yield multi-resolution estimates of range information. This method exploits all available a priori information relating to the topological and photometric properties of the object. Results of simulations using synthetic opaque objects are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1385, Optics, Illumination, and Image Sensing for Machine Vision V, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25371
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K. Venkatesh Prasad, Rutgers Univ. (United States)
Richard J. Mammone, Rutgers Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1385:
Optics, Illumination, and Image Sensing for Machine Vision V
Donald J. Svetkoff; Kevin G. Harding; Gordon T. Uber; Norman Wittels, Editor(s)

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