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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 403–417

Structured-light-based highly dense and robust 3D reconstruction

Daesik Kim and Sukhan Lee  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 403-417 (2013)

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In this paper, a structured-light-based highly dense and robust 3D reconstruction method is proposed by combining a Gray code and region-shifting pattern. The region-shifting pattern is transformed to the trapezoidal and triangle wave shifting pattern by combining all frames of the region-shifting pattern, and then the boundary of the trapezoidal wave shifting pattern and the peak and phase of the triangle wave shifting pattern are estimated. Through this technique, the spatial resolution is increased about three times. Consequently, the 3D points are reconstructed with a resolution much higher than a camera image resolution. Moreover, as the proposed method measures the boundary and the peak with all frames, it increases the signal-to-noise ratio and is more robust than the conventional methods that use only one or two frames to detect them.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: September 26, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 14, 2012
Published: February 18, 2013

Daesik Kim and Sukhan Lee, "Structured-light-based highly dense and robust 3D reconstruction," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 403-417 (2013)

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