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Correspondence-Free Multi Camera Calibration by Observing a Simple Reference Plane

  • Satoshi Kawabata
  • Yoshihiro Kawai
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6494)

Abstract

In the present paper, we propose a multi camera calibration method that estimates both the intrinsic and extrinsic parameters of each camera. Assuming a reference plane has an infinitely repeated pattern, finding corresponding points between cameras is regarded as being equivalent to the estimation of discrete 2-D transformation on the observed reference plane. This means that the proposed method does not require any overlap of the observed region, and bundle adjustment can be performed in the sense of point-to-point correspondence. Our experiment demonstrates that the proposed method is practically admissible and sufficiently useful for building a simple shape measurement system using multiple cameras.

Keywords

Reference Plane Camera Calibration Intrinsic Parameter Bundle Adjustment Extrinsic Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoshi Kawabata
    • 1
  • Yoshihiro Kawai
    • 1
  1. 1.AIST Tsukuba Central 2National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)IbarakiJapan

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