TITLE

Three-Dimensional Visualization Technique of Occluded Objects Using Integral Imaging with Plenoptic Camera

AUTHOR(S)
Min-Chul Lee; Kotaro Inoue; Masaharu Tashiro; Myungjin Cho
PUB. DATE
September 2017
SOURCE
Journal of Information & Communication Convergence Engineering;Sep2017, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this study, we propose a three-dimensional (3D) visualization technique of occluded objects using integral imaging with a plenoptic camera. In previous studies, depth map estimation from elemental images was used to remove occlusion. However, the resolution of these depth maps is low. Thus, the occlusion removal accuracy is not efficient. Therefore, we use a plenoptic camera to obtain a high-resolution depth map. Hence, individual depth map for each elemental image can also be generated. Finally, we can regenerate a more accurate depth map for 3D objects with these separate depth maps, allowing us to remove the occlusion layers more efficiently. We perform optical experiments to prove our proposed technique. Moreover, we use MSE and PSNR as a performance metric to evaluate the quality of the reconstructed image. In conclusion, we enhance the visual quality of the reconstructed image after removing the occlusion layers using the plenoptic camera.
ACCESSION #
125530895

 

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