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Gu, Xianfeng, Zhang, Song, Huang, Peisen, Zhang, Liangjun, Yau, Shing-Tung and Martin, Ralph Robert 2006. Holoimages. Presented at: SPM 2006: ACM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling, Cardiff, UK, 6-8 June 2006. Proceedings, SPM 2006 : ACM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling : Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, June 06-08, 2006. , vol.SPM06 New York, USA: Association for Computing Machinery, 129-138 + 251. 10.1145/1128888.1128906

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We introduce a novel geometric representation called a holoimage, which encodes both shading and geometry information within the same image, based on the principles of wave optics. Image indicates the representation records the amplitude of the lighting, and ˜holo' means that it also encodes phase, and hence, threedimensional information. Compared to conventional geometry images or depth images, holoimages have much higher geometric accuracy. Thus, 3D information can readily be stored and transmitted using the common 24-bit image format. Holoimages can be efficiently rendered by modern graphics hardware; rendering speed is independent of the geometric complexity and only determined by the image resolution. Rendering holoimages requires no meshes, only textures. Holoimages allow various geometric processing tasks to be performed simply using straightforward image processing methods, including such tasks such as embossing and engraving, geometric texture extraction, and surface deformation measurement. Conventional geometric representations, such as meshes, point clouds, implicit surfaces and CSG models, can be easily converted to holoimages using conventional rendering techniques in real time. The opposite process, converting holoimages to geometry in the form of a depth map, is simple enough to be directly and efficiently accomplished by graphics hardware. Furthermore, holoimages can be easily captured from the real world with a projector and a camera, at video frame rate.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Computer Science & Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Uncontrolled Keywords: Geometry image ; Holoimage ; Wave optics ; Fringe projection ; Phase shifting ; Geometric data acquisition
Additional Information: Copyright © 2006 by the Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. Record has been EMAIL checked.
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery
ISBN: 1595933581
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 01:53

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