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dc.contributor.author Freeman, William T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Hao en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-08T20:37:26Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-08T20:37:26Z
dc.date.issued 2002-01-10 en_US
dc.identifier.other AIM-2002-002 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/6683
dc.description.abstract We introduce a new method to describe, in a single image, changes in shape over time. We acquire both range and image information with a stationary stereo camera. From the pictures taken, we display a composite image consisting of the image data from the surface closest to the camera at every pixel. This reveals the 3-d relationships over time by easy-to-interpret occlusion relationships in the composite image. We call the composite a shape-time photograph. Small errors in depth measurements cause artifacts in the shape-time images. We correct most of these using a Markov network to estimate the most probable front surface, taking into account the depth measurements, their uncertainties, and layer continuity assumptions. en_US
dc.format.extent 6 p. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries AIM-2002-002 en_US
dc.subject AI en_US
dc.subject video summarization en_US
dc.subject stereo en_US
dc.title Shape-Time Photography en_US


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