October 24, 2018

12:00 pm / 1:00 pm


Hackerman B17

Everybody knows that adding fiducial markers to a scene will improve the performance of Structure-from-Motion (SfM) algorithmsfor vision-based 3D reconstruction, but nobody knows exactly how. I’ll show you several obvious ways to use markers that work poorly. Then, I’ll show you a simple but less obvious way to use them that seems to work verywell.
Timothy Bretl comes from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is both an Associate Professor and the Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. He holds an affiliate appointment in the Coordinated Science Laboratory, where he leads a research group that works on a diverse set of projects in robotics and neuroscience (http://bretl.csl.illinois.edu/). He has also received every award for undergraduate teaching that is granted by his department, college, and campus.
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