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Reference Pose Generation for Visual Localization via Learned Features and View Synthesis

@article{Zhang2020ReferencePG,
  title={Reference Pose Generation for Visual Localization via Learned Features and View Synthesis},
  author={Zichao Zhang and Torsten Sattler and Davide Scaramuzza},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2005.05179}
}
Visual Localization is one of the key enabling technologies for autonomous driving and augmented reality. High quality datasets with accurate 6 Degree-of-Freedom (DoF) reference poses are the foundation for benchmarking and improving existing methods. Traditionally, reference poses have been obtained via Structure-from-Motion (SfM). However, SfM itself relies on local features which are prone to fail when images were taken under different conditions, e.g., day/night changes. At the same time… 
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