Shape and Materials by Example: A Photometric Stereo Approach

  title={Shape and Materials by Example: A Photometric Stereo Approach},
  author={Aaron Hertzmann and Steven M. Seitz},
This paper presents a technique for computing the geometry of objects with general reflectance properties from images. For surfaces with varying material properties, a full segmentation into different material types is also computed. It is assumed that the camera viewpoint is fixed, but the illumination varies over the input sequence. It is also assumed that one or more example objects with similar materials and known geometry are imaged under the same illumination conditions. Unlike most… CONTINUE READING
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