Next Article in Journal
A Multipoint Correction Method for Environmental Temperature Changes in Airborne Double-Antenna Microwave Radiometers
Previous Article in Journal
Assessment of the Kinetic Trajectory of the Median Nerve in the Wrist by High-Frequency Ultrasound
Open AccessReview

Design and Implementation of Practical Bidirectional Texture Function Measurement Devices Focusing on the Developments at the University of Bonn

1
Institut für Informatik II, Universität Bonn, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 144, 53113 Bonn, Germany
2
X-Rite Deutschland GmbH, Adenauerallee 170, 53113 Bonn, Germany
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Sensors 2014, 14(5), 7753-7819; https://doi.org/10.3390/s140507753
Received: 3 January 2014 / Revised: 18 April 2014 / Accepted: 18 April 2014 / Published: 28 April 2014
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
Understanding as well as realistic reproduction of the appearance of materials play an important role in computer graphics, computer vision and industry. They enable applications such as digital material design, virtual prototyping and faithful virtual surrogates for entertainment, marketing, education or cultural heritage documentation. A particularly fruitful way to obtain the digital appearance is the acquisition of reflectance from real-world material samples. Therefore, a great variety of devices to perform this task has been proposed. In this work, we investigate their practical usefulness. We first identify a set of necessary attributes and establish a general categorization of different designs that have been realized. Subsequently, we provide an in-depth discussion of three particular implementations by our work group, demonstrating advantages and disadvantages of different system designs with respect to the previously established attributes. Finally, we survey the existing literature to compare our implementation with related approaches. View Full-Text
Keywords: bidirectional texture function; BTF; bidirectional reflectance distribution functions; BRDF; light field; acquisition device; high dynamic range; HDR; camera calibration; gonioreflectometer bidirectional texture function; BTF; bidirectional reflectance distribution functions; BRDF; light field; acquisition device; high dynamic range; HDR; camera calibration; gonioreflectometer
Show Figures

Graphical abstract

MDPI and ACS Style

Schwartz, C.; Sarlette, R.; Weinmann, M.; Rump, M.; Klein, R. Design and Implementation of Practical Bidirectional Texture Function Measurement Devices Focusing on the Developments at the University of Bonn. Sensors 2014, 14, 7753-7819.

AMA Style

Schwartz C, Sarlette R, Weinmann M, Rump M, Klein R. Design and Implementation of Practical Bidirectional Texture Function Measurement Devices Focusing on the Developments at the University of Bonn. Sensors. 2014; 14(5):7753-7819.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Schwartz, Christopher; Sarlette, Ralf; Weinmann, Michael; Rump, Martin; Klein, Reinhard. 2014. "Design and Implementation of Practical Bidirectional Texture Function Measurement Devices Focusing on the Developments at the University of Bonn" Sensors 14, no. 5: 7753-7819.

Find Other Styles

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Only visits after 24 November 2015 are recorded.
Search more from Scilit
 
Search
Back to TopTop