A family of globally optimal branch-and-bound algorithms for 2D–3D correspondence-free registration

Brown, Mark, Windridge, David ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5507-8516 and Guillemaut, Jean-Yves ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8223-5505 (2019) A family of globally optimal branch-and-bound algorithms for 2D–3D correspondence-free registration. Pattern Recognition, 93 . pp. 36-54. ISSN 0031-3203 (doi:10.1016/j.patcog.2019.04.002)

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Abstract

We present a family of methods for 2D–3D registration spanning both deterministic and non-deterministic branch-and-bound approaches. Critically, the methods exhibit invariance to the underlying scene primitives, enabling e.g. points and lines to be treated on an equivalent basis, potentially enabling a broader range of problems to be tackled while maximising available scene information, all scene primitives being simultaneously considered. Being a branch-and-bound based approach, the method furthermore enjoys intrinsic guarantees of global optimality; while branch-and-bound approaches have been employed in a number of computer vision contexts, the proposed method represents the first time that this strategy has been applied to the 2D–3D correspondence-free registration problem from points and lines. Within the proposed procedure, deterministic and probabilistic procedures serve to speed up the nested branch-and-bound search while maintaining optimality. Experimental evaluation with synthetic and real data indicates that the proposed approach significantly increases both accuracy and robustness compared to the state of the art.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 30210
Notes on copyright: © 2019 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY license.
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Depositing User: David Windridge
Date Deposited: 20 May 2020 07:37
Last Modified: 20 May 2020 07:37
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/30210

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