Novel Low Cost 3D Surface Model Reconstruction System for Plant Phenotyping
AbstractAccurate high-resolution three-dimensional (3D) models are essential for a non-invasive analysis of phenotypic characteristics of plants. Previous limitations in 3D computer vision algorithms have led to a reliance on volumetric methods or expensive hardware to record plant structure. We present an image-based 3D plant reconstruction system that can be achieved by using a single camera and a rotation stand. Our method is based on the structure from motion method, with a SIFT image feature descriptor. In order to improve the quality of the 3D models, we segmented the plant objects based on the PlantCV platform. We also deducted the optimal number of images needed for reconstructing a high-quality model. Experiments showed that an accurate 3D model of the plant was successfully could be reconstructed by our approach. This 3D surface model reconstruction system provides a simple and accurate computational platform for non-destructive, plant phenotyping. View Full-Text
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Liu, S.; Acosta-Gamboa, L.M.; Huang, X.; Lorence, A. Novel Low Cost 3D Surface Model Reconstruction System for Plant Phenotyping. J. Imaging 2017, 3, 39.
Liu S, Acosta-Gamboa LM, Huang X, Lorence A. Novel Low Cost 3D Surface Model Reconstruction System for Plant Phenotyping. Journal of Imaging. 2017; 3(3):39.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Suxing; Acosta-Gamboa, Lucia M.; Huang, Xiuzhen; Lorence, Argelia. 2017. "Novel Low Cost 3D Surface Model Reconstruction System for Plant Phenotyping." J. Imaging 3, no. 3: 39.
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