Prof. Mark R. Stevens
Prof. Micha Hofri
Prof. Michael A. Gennert
Various Image Based Rendering (IBR) techniques have been proposed to reconstruct scenes from its images. Voxel-based IBR algorithms reconstruct Lambertian scenes well, but fail for specular objects due to limitations of their consistency checks. We show that the conventional consistency techniques fail due to the large variation in reflected color of the surface for different viewing positions. We present a new consistency approach that can predict this variation in color and reconstruct specular objects present in the scene. We also present an evaluation of our technique by comparing it with three other consistency methods.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Chhabra, Vikram, "Reconstructing specular objects with Image Based Rendering using Color Caching" (2001). Masters Theses (All Theses, All Years). 365.
scene reconstruction, vision, image based rendering, graphics, color consistency, specular, Specular reflectance, Computer graphics, Computer vision, Three-dimensional display systems