Hexagonal Image Generation by Virtual Multi-grid-Camera

  • Robert MantheyEmail author
  • Danny Kowerko
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 903)


The process of capturing of an image is realized by a two-dimensional plane composed of photosensitive elements of almost entirely rectangle shape in technical solutions. However, biological visual systems use almost entirely hexagonal shapes and theoretical research shows the advantages of them but also the lack of usable capturing devices. We address this problem and create a virtual multi-grid-camera to overcome the problem and make further research possible. We create some scenes with common known content to demonstrate the use and show some effects being the result of the different shapes.


Hexagonal image processing Dataset generation Tessellation Biological visual systems Human visual system 



This work was partially accomplished within the project localizeIT (funding code 03IPT608X) funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, Germany) in the program of Entrepreneurial Regions InnoProfile-Transfer.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technical University of ChemnitzChemnizGermany

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