ROBUST VIDEO MOSAICING FOR BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING

Hiêp Quang Luong, Wilfried Philips, Anneleen Foubert

Abstract

Nowadays remotely operated vehicles (ROV) have become a popular tool among biologists and geologists to examine and map the seafloor. For analytical purposes, mosaics have to be created from a large amount of recorded video sequences. Existing mosaicing techniques fail in case of non-uniform illuminated environments, due to the presence of a spotlight mounted on the ROV. Also traditional image blending techniques suffer from ghosting artifacts in the presence of moving objects. We propose a general observation model and a robust mosaicing algorithm which tackles these major problems. Results show an improvement in visual quality: noise and ghosting artifacts are removed.

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in Harvard Style

Quang Luong H., Philips W. and Foubert A. (2006). ROBUST VIDEO MOSAICING FOR BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, ISBN 972-8865-40-6, pages 306-310. DOI: 10.5220/0001368603060310


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp06,
author={Hiêp Quang Luong and Wilfried Philips and Anneleen Foubert},
title={ROBUST VIDEO MOSAICING FOR BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,},
year={2006},
pages={306-310},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001368603060310},
isbn={972-8865-40-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,
TI - ROBUST VIDEO MOSAICING FOR BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING
SN - 972-8865-40-6
AU - Quang Luong H.
AU - Philips W.
AU - Foubert A.
PY - 2006
SP - 306
EP - 310
DO - 10.5220/0001368603060310