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Visual Reconstruction by Andrew Blake, Andrew Zisserman

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Visual Reconstruction
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0262524066
ISBN-13: 9780262524063
Number of pages: 232

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Visual Reconstruction presents a unified and highly original approach to the treatment of continuity in vision. It introduces, analyzes, and illustrates two new concepts. The first -- the weak continuity constraint -- is a concise, computational formalization of piecewise continuity. It is a mechanism for expressing the expectation that visual quantities such as intensity, surface color, and surface depth vary continuously almost everywhere, but with occasional abrupt changes. The second concept -- the graduated nonconvexity algorithm -- arises naturally from the first. It is an efficient, deterministic (nonrandom) algorithm for fitting piecewise continuous functions to visual data.

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