AN ACCURATE ALGORITHM FOR AUTOMATIC STITCHING IN ONE DIMENSION

Hitesh Ganjoo, Venkateswarlu Karnati, Pramod Kumar, Raju Gupta

Abstract

The paper addresses the issues in accuracy of various image-stitching algorithms used in the industry today on different types of real-time images. Our paper proposes a stitching algorithm for stitching images in one dimension. The most robust image stitching algorithms make use of feature descriptors to achieve invariance to image zoom, rotation and exposure change. The use of invariant feature descriptors in image matching and alignment makes them more accurate and reliable for a variety of images under different real-time conditions. We assess the accuracy of one such industrial tool, [AUTOSTICH], for our dataset and its underlying Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT) descriptors. The tool’s performance is low in certain scenarios. Our proposed automatic stitching process can be broadly divided into 3 stages: Feature Point Extraction, Points Refinement, and Image Transformation & Blending. Our approach builds on the underlying way a casual end-user captures images through cameras for panoramic image stitching. We have tested the proposed approach on a variety of images and the results show that the algorithm performs well in all scenarios.

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Ganjoo H., Karnati V., Kumar P. and Gupta R. (2007). AN ACCURATE ALGORITHM FOR AUTOMATIC STITCHING IN ONE DIMENSION . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, ISBN 978-972-8865-73-3, pages 416-419. DOI: 10.5220/0002058804160419


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp07,
author={Hitesh Ganjoo and Venkateswarlu Karnati and Pramod Kumar and Raju Gupta},
title={AN ACCURATE ALGORITHM FOR AUTOMATIC STITCHING IN ONE DIMENSION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,},
year={2007},
pages={416-419},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002058804160419},
isbn={978-972-8865-73-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,
TI - AN ACCURATE ALGORITHM FOR AUTOMATIC STITCHING IN ONE DIMENSION
SN - 978-972-8865-73-3
AU - Ganjoo H.
AU - Karnati V.
AU - Kumar P.
AU - Gupta R.
PY - 2007
SP - 416
EP - 419
DO - 10.5220/0002058804160419