Cybernetics and Systems Analysis

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 310–314 | Cite as

Minimization problem in recovering the surface shape from shaded image

  • O. Ya. Koval’chuk
  • P. I. Chopyk


A mechanism of shape recovery when the light is reflected from a surface is considered. Shape-from-shading recovery is shown to be possible for both diffuse and mirror reflections. Minimization methods are proposed to use to improve the mirror reflection algorithm.


shape from shading BRDF Lambertian model minimization methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Ya. Koval’chuk
    • 1
  • P. I. Chopyk
    • 2
  1. 1.I. Gorbachevskii State Medical UniversityTernopolUkraine
  2. 2.V. Gnatyuk State Pedagogical UniversityTernopolUkraine

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