Puzzle Approach to Pose Tracking of a Rigid Object in a Multi Camera System

  • Sönke SchmidEmail author
  • Xiaoyi Jiang
  • Klaus Schäfers
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9256)


Optical tracking is a large field of research with countless sophisticated methods for a multitude of applications. However, there always exist tasks with special requirements and constraints that are not covered by traditional methods. This work presents a puzzle-based approach to tackle the problem of tracking all 6 degrees of freedom of a rigid object with few trackable features using a multi camera system. The presented algorithm capitalizes on non-sequential processing to assemble tracking information bit by bit. Validation shows that it achieves very high accuracy on real data.


High accuracy tracking Rigid body Offline processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sönke Schmid
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Xiaoyi Jiang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Klaus Schäfers
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of MünsterMünsterGermany
  2. 2.European Institute for Molecular ImagingUniversity of MünsterMünsterGermany
  3. 3.Cluster of Excellence EXC 1003, Cells in Motion, CiMMünsterGermany

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