Combining Mendonça-Cipolla Self-calibration and Scene Constraints

  • Adlane Habed
  • Tarik Elamsy
  • Boubakeur Boufama
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7088)


In this paper, we propose a method that combines plane parallelism and the Mendonça/Cipolla self-calibration constraints. In our method each pair of images is treated independently and can therefore use a different pair of parallel planes not necessarily visible in the other views. While, for each pair of images, constraints on the singular values of the essential matrix provide two algebraic constraints on the intrinsic parameters, those we derive from plane parallelism have the advantage of providing two additional ones making the calibration of a no-skew camera possible from two images only.


self-calibration 3D reconstruction scene constraints 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adlane Habed
    • 1
  • Tarik Elamsy
    • 2
  • Boubakeur Boufama
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire Le2i, UMR CNRS 5158Université de BourgogneAuxerre CedexFrance
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of WindsorWindsorCanada

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