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Real-time Upper Body 3D Reconstruction from a Single Uncalibrated Camera

Micilotta, A, Ong, E and Bowden, R (2005) Real-time Upper Body 3D Reconstruction from a Single Uncalibrated Camera In: EUROGRAPHICS 2005: The European Association for Computer Graphics 26th Annual Conference, 2005-08-29 - 2005-09-02, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

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This paper outlines a method of estimating the 3D pose of the upper human body from a single uncalibrated camera. The objective application lies in 3D Human Computer Interaction where hand depth information offers extended functionality when interacting with a 3D virtual environment, but it is equally suitable to animation and motion capture. A database of 3D body configurations is built from a variety of human movements using motion capture data. A hierarchical structure consisting of three subsidiary databases, namely the frontal-view Hand Position (top-level), Silhouette and Edge Map Databases, are pre-extracted from the 3D body configuration database. Using this hierarchy, subsets of the subsidiary databases are then matched to the subject in real-time. The examples of the subsidiary databases that yield the highest matching score are used to extract the corresponding 3D configuration from the motion capture data, thereby estimating the upper body 3D pose.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Subjects : Computing
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Micilotta, A
Ong, E
Bowden, R
Date : 5 September 2005
Copyright Disclaimer : © The Eurographics Association 2005.
Uncontrolled Keywords : Image Processing and Computer Vision, Scene analysis
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 26 Oct 2016 12:20
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 18:51

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