Emerging hypothesis verification using function-based geometric models and active vision strategies
Lam, C. P., West, G. A. W. and Venkatesh, S. 1994, Emerging hypothesis verification using function-based geometric models and active vision strategies, in CVPR'94 : Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE, Los Alamitos, Calif., pp. 818-822.
This paper describes an investigation into the use of parametric 2D models describing the movement of edges for the determination of possible 3D shape and hence function of an object. An assumption of this research is that the camera can foveate and track particular features. It is argued that simple 2D analytic descriptions of the movement of edges can infer 3D shape while the camera is moved. This uses an advantage of foveation i.e. the problem becomes object centred. The problem of correspondence for numerous edge points is overcome by the use of a tree based representation for the competing hypotheses. Numerous hypothesis are maintained simultaneously and it does not rely on a single kinematic model which assumes constant velocity or acceleration. The numerous advantages of this strategy are described.
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