Qualitative Description of Camera Motion From Histograms of Normal Flow

Zoran Duric, Ehud Rivlin, and Azriel Rosenfeld.
Qualitative Description of Camera Motion from Histograms of Normal Flow.
In ICPR, 3198-3202, 2000

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Abstract

If we histogram the normal flow vectors in images of a scene viewed by a moving observer, we can use the time-varying histogram to derive qualitative information about the observer's motion for example, whether it is (primarily) translational or rotational, and whether the direction of translation or axis of rotation is (roughly) parallel or perpendicular to the camera axis. This is illustrated using flow histograms obtained from a variety of real image sequence.

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@inproceedings{DuricRR00i,
  title = {Qualitative Description of Camera Motion from Histograms of Normal Flow.},
  author = {Zoran Duric and Ehud Rivlin and Azriel Rosenfeld},
  year = {2000},
  booktitle = {ICPR},
  pages = {3198-3202},
  abstract = {If we histogram the normal flow vectors in images of a scene viewed by a moving observer, we can use the time-varying histogram to derive qualitative information about the observer's motion for example, whether it is (primarily) translational or rotational, and whether the direction of translation or axis of rotation is (roughly) parallel or perpendicular to the camera axis. This is illustrated using flow histograms obtained from a variety of real image sequence.}
}