The Carving and the Space: Alcaeus's Oaths and Spatialization

University of Chicago, 1427 E 60TH ST, 60637-2954 USA
doi:  10.33909/cb/94.2018.03.31 
CLASSICAL BULLETIN Volume: 94   Issue: 3 Pages: 11-23 Published: OCT 2018

In this paper, the problem of calculating a three-dimensional form of an unknown arbitrary form is considered.
scenes from several photographs taken on famous, but arbitrarily distributed points of view. Studying equivalence
the class of all three-dimensional figures reproducing input photos, we prove the existence of a special member of this class,
(1) can be calculated directly from photographs of the scene, and (2) includes all other members.
of this class. Then we present a provably correct algorithm, called spatial thread, for calculating this form and representing
experimental results on complex scenes of the real world. The approach is designed to (1) capture photo-realistic figures
that accurately simulate the appearance of a scene from a wide range of points of view and (2) take into account complex interactions
between occlusion, parallax, shading, and their gaze-dependent effects on the appearance of the scene.

Keywords: stage modeling, photorealistic reconstruction, multi-stereo, spatial carving, voxel coloring,
shape-of-silhouettes, visual corpus, volumetric shape representations, metameric figures, three-dimensional photography

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