Performance improvement of a 3-D configuration reconstruction algorithm for an object using a single camera image

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2003
Özkılıç, Sibel
Performance improvement of a 3-D configuration reconstruction algorithm using a passive secondary target has been focused in this study. In earlier studies, a theoretical development of the 3-D configuration reconstruction algorithm was achieved and it was implemented by a computer program on a system consisting of an optical bench and a digital imaging system. The passive secondary target used was a circle with two internal spots. In order to use this reconstruction algorithm in autonomous systems, an automatic target recognition algorithm has been developed in this study. Starting from a pre-captured and stored 8-bit gray-level image, the algorithm automatically detects the elliptical image of a circular target and determines its contour in the scene. It was shown that the algorithm can also be used for partially captured elliptical images. Another improvement achieved in this study is the determination of internal camera parameters of the vision system.

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S. Özkılıç, “Performance improvement of a 3-D configuration reconstruction algorithm for an object using a single camera image,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2003.