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Vanishing Point Detection in the Hough Transform Space

  • Andrea Matessi
  • Luca Lombardi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1685)

Abstract

Depth estimation from monocular images can be retrieved from the perspective distortion. One major effect of this distortion is that a set of parallel lines in the real world converges into a single point in the image plane. The estimation of the co-ordinates of the vanishing point can be retrieved directly on the Hough Transformation space or polar plane. In fact the vanishing point in the image plane is mapped in the polar plane into a sine curve that can be estimated with a simple linear system.

Keywords

Image Plane Polar Plane Depth Estimation Perspective Projection Hough Transform 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Matessi
    • 1
  • Luca Lombardi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly

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