Calibration Errors in Structure from Motion

  • Steffen Abraham
  • Wolfgang Förstner
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In this paper we investigate the relation between camera calibration and structure from motion. A method is presented to analyze the effect of systematic errors and uncertainty in camera calibration on 3D-reconstruction and motion parameters. In two simple examples from stereo with lateral and forward motion the approach is demonstrated. The approach can easily be extended to more complex situations and used for planning and online diagnostics in calibration and structure from motion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steffen Abraham
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Förstner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PhotogrammetrieUniversität BonnBonnGermany

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