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Backprojection for stereo matching using transputers
Author(s): Frank Tong; Ze-Nian Li
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a new approach to stereo correspondence, i.e., stereo background using the Hough transform. The common projection process is reversed so that the stereo images are backprojected onto the actual objects in the original scene. Since indiscriminant backprojections would result in numerous false targets together with the actual objects, a Hough method is employed to decide the correct backprojected surfaces of the objects. When ambiguities occur among candidate matchings, the accumulated votes of their background planes serve as resolving criterion for the best matchings. The local processing nature of the Hough transform is exploited for the parallel implementation in transputers. Experimental results are presented and feasible extensions to this work are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1615, Machine Vision Architectures, Integration, and Applications, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58816
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Frank Tong, Simon Fraser Univ. (Canada)
Ze-Nian Li, Simon Fraser Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1615:
Machine Vision Architectures, Integration, and Applications
Bruce G. Batchelor; Michael J. W. Chen; Frederick M. Waltz, Editor(s)

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