Automatic 3D Modeling with a Hand-Held Camera Images

3DPVT'04 and ISPRS'04 tutorial

Instructor: Marc Pollefeys

3D Model of Medusa Head

How 3D models can be obtained from images acquired with a hand-held camera. The approach is based on advanced automatic techniques that avoid camera calibration and a priori scene knowledge, which gradually retrieve more and more information about the images, the cameras, and the scene.

Topics covered: 3-D Modelling, feature tracking/matching, structure and motion, recovery, uncalibrated reconstruction, self-calibration, dense stereo, matching image-based modelling, compute vision, image and video processing.
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Dates and location: July 14, 2004, Istanbul and September 6, 2004, Thessaloniki

This material is partially based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No.0237533. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recomendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).