Model-Based Calibration of a Range Camera

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TypeArticle
ConferenceProceedings of the 11th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, August 30 - September 3, 1992., The Hague, The Netherlands
Subjectrange camera
AbstractThis paper introduces a new method for the calibration of a range camera based on active triangulation. The technique is based on model derived from the geometry of the synchronized scanner. From known positions of a calibration bar, a logistic equation is fitted with values of spot positions read from a linear position detector at a number of angular positions of a scanning mirror. Furthermore, with an approximate form of the general equations describing the geometry, a series of design guidelines are derived to help a designer conduct a preliminary study of a particular range camera. Experimental results demonstrating the technique are found to compare favourably with theoretical predictions.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number33205
NPARC number8914184
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