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Calibration of nodal and free-moving cameras in dynamic scenes for post-production

Imre, E, Guillemaut, J-Y and Hilton, A (2011) Calibration of nodal and free-moving cameras in dynamic scenes for post-production In: International Conference on 3D Imaging, Modeling, Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DIMPVT), 2011-05-16 - 2011-05-19, Hangzhou.

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Abstract

In film production, many post-production tasks require the availability of accurate camera calibration information. This paper presents an algorithm for through-the-lens calibration of a moving camera for a common scenario in film production and broadcasting: The camera views a dynamic scene, which is also viewed by a set of static cameras with known calibration. The proposed method involves the construction of a sparse scene model from the static cameras, with respect to which the moving camera is registered, by applying the appropriate perspective-n-point (PnP) solver. In addition to the general motion case, the algorithm can handle the nodal cameras with unknown focal length via a novel P2P algorithm. The approach can identify a subset of static cameras that are more likely to generate a high number of scene-image correspondences, and can robustly deal with dynamic scenes. Our target applications include dense 3D reconstruction, stereoscopic 3D rendering and 3D scene augmentation, through which the success of the algorithm is demonstrated experimentally.

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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 09:34
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:59
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/110185

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