Computer Science and Engineering

Christian R. Shelton, Professor

Three-Dimensional Correspondence (1998)

by Christian Robert Shelton

Abstract: This paper describes the problem of three-dimensional object correspondence and presents an algorithm for matching two three-dimensional colored surfaces using polygon reduction and the minimization of an energy function. At the core of this algorithm is a novel data-dependent multi-resolution pyramid for polygonal surfaces. The algorithm is general to correspondence between any two manifolds of the same dimension embedded in a higher dimensional space. Results demonstrating correspondences between various objects are presented and a method for incorporating user input is also detailed.

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Christian Robert Shelton (1998). "Three-Dimensional Correspondence." Technical report. MIT AI Lab, 1650. pdf   ps ps.gz    

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   author = "Christian Robert Shelton",
   title = "Three-Dimensional Correspondence",
   institution = "{MIT} {AI} Lab",
   year = 1998,
   number = 1650,

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