Course Organization, Overview, and the Pietà Project

The Digital Capture and Virtual Exhibit of Michelangelo's Pietà
by G. Taubin
Talk given at the BIRS 2006 Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Computer Vision,
Sept. 30 - Oct. 5, Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Alberta, Canada.

Building a Digital Model of Michelangelo's Florentine Pietà
by F. Bernardini, H. Rushmeier, I.M. Martin, J. Mittleman, and G. Taubin
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 59-67, January/February 2002.

Surface Representation / File Formats / Data Structures

Course notes on Surface Representations, Tuesday January 30, 2007

Course notes on the Half-Edge data structure, Thursday February 1, 2007

Disjoint Sets
by R. E. Tarjan
Data Structures and Network Algorithms, CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics, pp. 23-31, 1983.

background Background Material

MSKS Chapter 2
Representation of a Three-Dimensional Moving Scene

3D Reconstruction by Triangulation

Overview of three-dimensional shape measurement using optical methods
by F. Chen, G. M. Brown, and M. Song
Optical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 10-22, January 2000.

An Overview of Passive and Active Vision Techniques for Hand-Held 3D Data Acquisition
by S. Kumar Mada, M. K. Smith, L. N. Smith, and S. Midha
Optical Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 10-22, January 2000.

structure light Structured Light

What is structured Light?

Lasiris Laser Line and Pattern Generators

3D Measurement Technology by Structured Light Using Stripe-Edge-Based Gray Code
by H.B Wu, Y. Chen, M.Y. Wu, C.R. Guan, and X.Y. Yu
International Symposium on Instrumentation Science and Technology
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 48, pp. 537--541, 2006

camera models Image Formation / Camera Models / Calibration

MSKS Chapter 3
Image Formation

MSKS Chapter 5
Reconstruction from two calibrated views

MSKS Chapter 6 Section 6.5
Camera Calibration with Scene Knowledge

Range Sensors

Review of 20 Years of Range Sensor Development
by F. Blais
Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 231-240, January 2004.