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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2004
  • pp: 452–462

Comparison of passive ranging integral imaging and active imaging digital holography for three-dimensional object recognition

Yann Frauel, Enrique Tajahuerce, Osamu Matoba, Albertina Castro, and Bahram Javidi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 452-462 (2004)

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We present an overview of three-dimensional (3D) object recognition techniques that use active sensing by interferometric imaging (digital holography) and passive sensing by integral imaging. We describe how each technique can be used to retrieve the depth information of a 3D scene and how this information can then be used for 3D object recognition. We explore various algorithms for 3D recognition such as nonlinear correlation and target distortion tolerance. We also provide a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the two techniques.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.5010) Image processing : Pattern recognition
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.4190) Imaging systems : Multiple imaging
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(150.5670) Machine vision : Range finding

Original Manuscript: April 14, 2003
Revised Manuscript: July 1, 2003
Published: January 10, 2004

Yann Frauel, Enrique Tajahuerce, Osamu Matoba, Albertina Castro, and Bahram Javidi, "Comparison of passive ranging integral imaging and active imaging digital holography for three-dimensional object recognition," Appl. Opt. 43, 452-462 (2004)

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