Unsupervised three-dimensional reconstruction of small rocks from a single two-dimensional image

Marco Gilardi, Phil L. Watten, Paul Newbury

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Surfaces covered with pebbles and small rocks can often be found in nature or in human-shaped environments. Generating an accurate three-dimensional model of these kind of surfaces from a reference image can be challenging, especially if one wants to be able to animate each pebble individually. To undertake this kind of task manually is time consuming and impossible to achieve in dynamic terrains animations. The method described in this paper allows unsupervised automatic generation of three-dimensional textured rocks from a two-dimensional image aiming to closely match the original image as much as possible.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEurographics 2014 - Short Papers
EditorsEric Galin, Michael Wand
PublisherEuropean Association for Computer Graphics
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)1017-4656
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventEurographics 2014 - Strasbourg Convention & Exhibition Center, Strasbourg, France
Duration: 7 Apr 201411 Apr 2014
http://eg2014.unistra.fr/html/program/short-papers.html (Short Papers Sessions)


ConferenceEurographics 2014
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