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A Real-Time Depth Estimation Approach for a Focused Plenoptic Camera

  • Ross VaskoEmail author
  • Niclas Zeller
  • Franz Quint
  • Uwe Stilla
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9475)

Abstract

This paper presents an algorithm for real-time depth estimation with a focused plenoptic camera. The described algorithm is based on pixel-wise stereo-observations in the raw image recorded by the plenoptic camera which are combined in a probabilistic depth map. Additionally, we provide efficient methods for outlier removal based on a Naive Bayes classifier as well as depth refinement using a bilateral filter. We achieve a real-time performance for our algorithm by an optimized parallel implementation.

Keywords

Depth Estimation Texture Region Bilateral Filter Epipolar Line Visual Odometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ross Vasko
    • 1
    Email author
  • Niclas Zeller
    • 2
    • 3
  • Franz Quint
    • 2
  • Uwe Stilla
    • 3
  1. 1.The Ohio State University ColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Karlsruhe University of Applied SciencesKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Technische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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