Aligning 3D Polygonal Models with Improved PCA

  • Liu Wei
  • He Yuanjun
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4270)


PCA is a useful tool for pose normalization in 3D model retrieval, in this paper, we analyze its basic principle, point out its shortcoming and give our solution. Experiments show that our methods can enhance the robustness of PCA and align 3D models well.


PCA alignment pose normalization uniform sampling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liu Wei
    • 1
  • He Yuanjun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiP.R.China

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