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Connection Geometry, Color, and Stereo

  • Ohad Ben-Shahar
  • Gang Li
  • Steven W. Zucker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4673)

Abstract

The visual systems in primates are organized around orientation with a rich set of long-range horizontal connections. We abstract this from a differential-geometric perspective, and introduce the covariant derivative of frame fields as a general framework for early vision. This paper overviews our research showing how curve detection, texture, shading, color (hue), and stereo can be unified within this framework.

Keywords

Early Vision Curve Detection Stereo Correspondence Tangent Estimate Frenet Equation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ohad Ben-Shahar
    • 1
  • Gang Li
    • 2
  • Steven W. Zucker
    • 3
  1. 1.Computer Science, Ben Gurion UniversityIsrael
  2. 2.Real-Time Vision and Modeling Dept., Siemens Corp. Research, Princeton, NJ 
  3. 3.Computer Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT 

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