A Multi-View Dense Point Cloud Generation Algorithm Based on Low-Altitude Remote Sensing Images
AbstractThis paper presents a novel multi-view dense point cloud generation algorithm based on low-altitude remote sensing images. The proposed method was designed to be especially effective in enhancing the density of point clouds generated by Multi-View Stereo (MVS) algorithms. To overcome the limitations of MVS and dense matching algorithms, an expanded patch was set up for each point in the point cloud. Then, a patch-based Multiphoto Geometrically Constrained Matching (MPGC) was employed to optimize points on the patch based on least square adjustment, the space geometry relationship, and epipolar line constraint. The major advantages of this approach are twofold: (1) compared with the MVS method, the proposed algorithm can achieve denser three-dimensional (3D) point cloud data; and (2) compared with the epipolar-based dense matching method, the proposed method utilizes redundant measurements to weaken the influence of occlusion and noise on matching results. Comparison studies and experimental results have validated the accuracy of the proposed algorithm in low-altitude remote sensing image dense point cloud generation. View Full-Text
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Shao, Z.; Yang, N.; Xiao, X.; Zhang, L.; Peng, Z. A Multi-View Dense Point Cloud Generation Algorithm Based on Low-Altitude Remote Sensing Images. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 381.
Shao Z, Yang N, Xiao X, Zhang L, Peng Z. A Multi-View Dense Point Cloud Generation Algorithm Based on Low-Altitude Remote Sensing Images. Remote Sensing. 2016; 8(5):381.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shao, Zhenfeng; Yang, Nan; Xiao, Xiongwu; Zhang, Lei; Peng, Zhe. 2016. "A Multi-View Dense Point Cloud Generation Algorithm Based on Low-Altitude Remote Sensing Images." Remote Sens. 8, no. 5: 381.
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