Sarikan, Selim S.
Olgun, Ramazan F.
Akar, Gözde
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Citation Formats
S. S. Sarikan, R. F. Olgun, and G. Akar, “QUALITY EVALUATION OF STEREOSCOPIC VIDEOS USING DEPTH MAP SEGMENTATION,” 2011, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/54593.