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Shape estimation using polarization and shading from two views (2007)
Journal Article
Hancock, E. R., Atkinson, G. A., & Atkinson, G. (2007). Shape estimation using polarization and shading from two views. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 29(11), 2001-2017. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2007.1099

This paper presents a novel method for 3D surface reconstruction that uses polarization and shading information from two views. The method relies on polarization data acquired using a standard digital camera and a linear polarizer. Fresnel theory is... Read More about Shape estimation using polarization and shading from two views.

Examining the uncertainty of the recovered surface normal in three light photometric stereo (2007)
Journal Article
Farooq, A., Smith, M., Smith, L., & Sun, J. (2007). Examining the uncertainty of the recovered surface normal in three light photometric stereo. Image and Vision Computing, 25(7), 1073-1079. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2006.04.024

Although the three light photometric stereo technique has been used in many applications, there is little published work concerned with characterizing the uncertainty of these systems due to the involvement of a number of complicating factors. This p... Read More about Examining the uncertainty of the recovered surface normal in three light photometric stereo.

Object surface recovery using a multi-light photometric stereo technique for non-Lambertian surfaces subject to shadows and specularities (2007)
Journal Article
Sun, J., Smith, M., Smith, L., Midha, S., & Bamber, J. (2007). Object surface recovery using a multi-light photometric stereo technique for non-Lambertian surfaces subject to shadows and specularities. Image and Vision Computing, 25(7), 1050-1057. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2006.04.025

This paper presents a new multi-light source photometric stereo system for reconstructing images of various characteristics of non-Lambertian rough surfaces with widely varying texture and specularity. Compared to the traditional three-light photomet... Read More about Object surface recovery using a multi-light photometric stereo technique for non-Lambertian surfaces subject to shadows and specularities.