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Author Painer, Sven, author

Title Variation based dense 3D Reconstruction : application on monocular mini-laparoscopic sequences / Sven Painer ; with a preface by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf-Rainer Grigat
Published Wiesbaden : Springer Vieweg, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 78 pages) : illustrations
Series BestMasters
Contents Photometric Invariants -- Legendre-Fenchel Transformation -- Structure from Motion -- Variational Approach
Summary In his master thesis, Sven Painer develops, implements, and evaluates a method to reconstruct the liver surface from monocular mini-laparoscopic sequences. The principal focus of his research is to create a basis for helping clinicians to write reports with quantitative descriptions of the liver surface. A Structure from Motion approach is performed to do a sparse reconstruction of the liver surface and subsequently this information is used in a variation based dense 3D reconstruction. The algorithms are formulated in a causal way, enabling the implementation to be run in real-time on an adequate hardware platform. The results show a significant performance increase and pave the way to give clinicians a feedback during video capturing to improve the quality of the reconstruction in the near future. Contents Photometric Invariants Legendre-Fenchel Transformation Structure from Motion# Variational Approach Target Groups Lecturers and Students of Computer Sciences, especially interested in 3D Reconstruction Clinicians The Author Sven Painer is working as a PhD student at the Vision Systems Institute at Hamburg University of Technology. He continues the work on 3D reconstruction that he started during his master thesis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 14, 2016)
Subject Three-dimensional imaging in medicine.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783658126988 (electronic bk.)
3658126981 (electronic bk.)
3658126973 (print)
9783658126971 (print)