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Rural Scene Perspective Transformations
Author(s): Robert N. Devich; Frederick M. Weinhaus
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a method for converting Landsat imagery of natural rural scenes to horizontal viewing perspectives in a digital image processing system. The technique uses digital terrain images for a three-dimensional representation of the scene. Full color pixel-by-pixel (as opposed to skeletal or graphical) images are synthesized, and hidden pixels are eliminated. A sequence of synthesized images of the Colorado River basin is shown. Examples of panoramic and orthographic projections are also shown. An appendix presents a method for converting a contour map into a digital terrain map in raster format.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1982
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0303, Visual Simulation and Image Realism II, (29 June 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932658
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Robert N. Devich, ESL Incorporated (United States)
Frederick M. Weinhaus, ESL Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0303:
Visual Simulation and Image Realism II
K. Setty, Editor(s)

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