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Contrast Invariant and Affine sub-pixel Optical Flow

Sabater, Neus and Leprince, Sébastien and Avouac, Jean-Philippe (2012) Contrast Invariant and Affine sub-pixel Optical Flow. In: 19th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP). IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 53-56. ISBN 978-1-4673-2534-9.

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This paper presents the Contrast Invariant and Affine Optical Flow (CIAO), a dense area-based sub-pixel image matching algorithm. CIAO does not force the estimated disparity field between two images to be smooth and allows for contrast and brightness changes. It is robust to drastic changes in the images' content thanks to an adaptive weighting of the neighboring pixels. In addition, the proposed model considers local affine displacements instead of simpler translations. CIAO proves particularly useful to extract high quality, high accuracy, and high density disparity maps from pairs of stereoscopic images. Comparative results with real and synthetic data are provided.

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Leprince, Sébastien0000-0003-4555-8975
Avouac, Jean-Philippe0000-0002-3060-8442
Additional Information:© 2012 IEEE. This work was supported by the Keck Institute for Space Studies and by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Group:Keck Institute for Space Studies, Seismological Laboratory
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Subject Keywords:Optical flow, affine and contrast invariant, remote sensing, Digital Elevation Model (DEM), sub-pixel disparity
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Official Citation:Sabater, N.; Leprince, S.; Avouac, J., "Contrast Invariant and Affine sub-pixel Optical Flow," Image Processing (ICIP), 2012 19th IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.53,56, Sept. 30 2012-Oct. 3 2012 doi: 10.1109/ICIP.2012.6466793
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