USING PHYLLOTAXIS FOR DATE PALM TREE 3D RECONSTRUCTION FROM A SINGLE IMAGE

Ran Dror, Ilan Shimshoni

Abstract

Phyllotaxis is the study of the morphological order of plants. Remarkably, in spite of the overwhelming diversity of plant morphology, there are common patterns that link a wide variety of species. The date palm, having a phyllotactic order, possesses a simple, repetitive model. Only a small number of parameters are needed to represent the phyllotactic order of the date palm. This a priori knowledge we have on the date palm can help in the 3D reconstruction of the tree and can even make it possible to reconstruct a 3D model from only one image. The proposed algorithm receives as input a single image of the date palm. Upon image acquisition, the algorithm proceeds to search for, and locate, the trunk followed by a few prominent leaves. From the location of the prominent leaves the algorithm proceeds to calculate tree model parameters, which can then be used to search for additional, neighboring, leaves. Complete 3D reconstruction is achieved by utilizing the calculated tree model parameters and by the known location of the leaves on the 2D image.

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Dror R. and Shimshoni I. (2009). USING PHYLLOTAXIS FOR DATE PALM TREE 3D RECONSTRUCTION FROM A SINGLE IMAGE . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-69-2, pages 288-296. DOI: 10.5220/0001773802880296


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@conference{visapp09,
author={Ran Dror and Ilan Shimshoni},
title={USING PHYLLOTAXIS FOR DATE PALM TREE 3D RECONSTRUCTION FROM A SINGLE IMAGE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={288-296},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001773802880296},
isbn={978-989-8111-69-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)
TI - USING PHYLLOTAXIS FOR DATE PALM TREE 3D RECONSTRUCTION FROM A SINGLE IMAGE
SN - 978-989-8111-69-2
AU - Dror R.
AU - Shimshoni I.
PY - 2009
SP - 288
EP - 296
DO - 10.5220/0001773802880296