Mahdi Momeni-K., Sotirios Ch. Diamantas, Fabio Ruggiero, Bruno Siciliano


This paper presents a novel technique for the estimation of the height of an object using a single camera view. In the proposed method, the only information required is the knowledge about the pose of the camera with respect to the world (i.e., height and pitch angle of the camera with respect to the ground) and a vanishing point. In the developed theory, the focal length may also be known, but in the proposed experiments it has not been employed: an approximation for small pitch angles has been taken into account and the consequent committed error has been then analysed. The presented method gives accurate results for any object placed in unstructured environments, regardless of the relative distance from the camera. The method has been tested in a series of outdoor and indoor environments, and the experimental results are presented in this paper.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Momeni-K. M., Ch. Diamantas S., Ruggiero F. and Siciliano B. (2012). HEIGHT ESTIMATION FROM A SINGLE CAMERA VIEW . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-03-7, pages 358-364. DOI: 10.5220/0003866203580364

in Bibtex Style

author={Mahdi Momeni-K. and Sotirios Ch. Diamantas and Fabio Ruggiero and Bruno Siciliano},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)
SN - 978-989-8565-03-7
AU - Momeni-K. M.
AU - Ch. Diamantas S.
AU - Ruggiero F.
AU - Siciliano B.
PY - 2012
SP - 358
EP - 364
DO - 10.5220/0003866203580364