“A framework for GPU 3d model reconstruction using structure-from-motion” by Wang and Olano

  • ©Yu Wang and Marc Olano

  • ©Yu Wang and Marc Olano




    A framework for GPU 3d model reconstruction using structure-from-motion



    We propose a framework for three-dimensional (3D) model reconstruction using structure-from-motion (SfM). Our primary application is scanning forest canopies for ecological research (as shown in Figure 1) using photos taken from a radio-controlled helicopter, although the methods apply to any series of photographs taken along a path with the camera pointing perpendicular to the path.


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