Computational Calibration and Correction for Gigapixel Imaging System

  • Jiazhi Zhang
  • Jie He
  • Haiwen Li
  • Yuanchao Bai
  • Huizhu Jia
  • Louis TaoEmail author
  • Heng MaoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 506)


Large field of view (FOV) imaging with high spatial resolution has been increasingly required for numerous applications in recent years. Obviously, conventional photosensitive detector with tens of megapixels cannot satisfy the requirement. As a result, gigapixel cameras based on the multi-aperture imaging have become a possible solution to overcome the above limitation. In this paper, we developed an alternative gigapixel imaging system which implements the multiple CMOS chips mosaic in the external optical path and presented the computation methods for calibrating the vignetting distributions and other geometric parameters in the system. Consequently, our gigapixel imaging system has achieved the performance of 24 Hz, 0.2Giga, single-pixel resolution.


Gigapixel Multi-aperture imaging External optical path mosaic System calibration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic EngineeringSchool of Life Sciences, Peking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.LMAMSchool of Mathematical Sciences, Peking UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Electronics Engineering and Computer SciencePeking UniversityBeijingChina
  4. 4.Center for Quantitative Biology, Peking UniversityBeijingChina

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