1 October 2006 Photorealistic integral photography using a ray-traced model of capturing optics
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Abstract
We present a new approach for computer-generated integral photography (IP) based on ray tracing, for the reconstruction of high quality photorealistic 3-D images of increased complexity. With the proposed methodology, all the optical elements of a single-stage IP capturing setup are physically modeled for the production of real and virtual orthoscopic IP images with depth control. This approach is straightforward for translating a computer-generated 3-D scene to an IP image, and constitutes a robust methodology for developing modules that can be easily integrated in existing ray tracers. An extension of this technique enables the generation of photorealistic 3-D videos [integral videography (IV)] and provides an invaluable tool for the development of 3-D video processing algorithms.
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Spyros S. Athineos, Nicholas P. Sgouros, Panagiotis G. Papageorgas, Dimitris E. Maroulis, Manolis S. Sangriotis, Nikiforos G. Theofanous, "Photorealistic integral photography using a ray-traced model of capturing optics," Journal of Electronic Imaging 15(4), 043007 (1 October 2006). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2360692 . Submission:
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