113views more  TASLP 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Spherical Harmonic Analysis of Wavefields Using Multiple Circular Sensor Arrays
Spherical harmonic decomposition of wavefields is not only an active problem in acoustic signal processing but also a useful tool in a plethora of applications such as 3D beamform...
Thushara D. Abhayapala, Aastha Gupta
8 years 9 months ago
Increasing the Dimension of Creativity in Rotation Invariant Feature Design Using 3D Tensorial Harmonics
Spherical harmonics are widely used in 3D image processing due to their compactness and rotation properties. For example, it is quite easy to obtain rotation invariance by taking t...
Henrik Skibbe, Marco Reisert, Olaf Ronneberger, Ha...
125views more  PR 2007»
8 years 11 months ago
Calculating geometric properties of three-dimensional objects from the spherical harmonic representation
The volume, location of the centroid, and second order moments of a threedimensional star-shaped object are determined in terms of the spherical harmonic coe´Čâcients of its bound...
Artemy Baxansky, Nahum Kiryati
108views more  TMI 2008»
8 years 12 months ago
Estimation and Statistical Bounds for Three-Dimensional Polar Shapes in Diffuse Optical Tomography
Abstract--Voxel-based reconstructions in diffuse optical tomography (DOT) using a quadratic regularization functional tend to produce very smooth images due to the attenuation of h...
Gregory Boverman, Eric L. Miller, Dana H. Brooks, ...
221views more  PAMI 2006»
8 years 12 months ago
Face Recognition from a Single Training Image under Arbitrary Unknown Lighting Using Spherical Harmonics
In this paper, we propose two novel methods for face recognition under arbitrary unknown lighting by using spherical harmonics illumination representation, which require only one t...
Lei Zhang 0002, Dimitris Samaras
172views more  PAMI 2008»
8 years 12 months ago
A Theory Of Frequency Domain Invariants: Spherical Harmonic Identities for BRDF/Lighting Transfer and Image Consistency
This paper develops a theory of frequency domain invariants in computer vision. We derive novel identities using spherical harmonics, which are the angular frequency domain analog ...
Dhruv Mahajan, Ravi Ramamoorthi, Brian Curless
129views more  JGTOOLS 2006»
9 years 8 hour ago
Direct Spherical Harmonic Transform of a Triangulated Mesh
Spherical harmonic transform plays an important role in research in shape description. Current computation methods involve expensive voxelization, and are prone to numerical error...
Mohamed-Hamed Mousa, Raphaëlle Chaine, Samir ...
9 years 2 months ago
Face Synthesis and Recognition from a Single Image under Arbitrary Unknown Lighting Using a Spherical Harmonic Basis Morphable M
Understanding and modifying the effects of arbitrary illumination on human faces in a realistic manner is a challenging problem both for face synthesis and recognition. Recent res...
Lei Zhang 0002, Sen Wang, Dimitris Samaras
9 years 3 months ago
Using Irreducible Group Representations for Invariant 3D Shape Description
Invariant feature representations for 3D objects are one of the basic needs in 3D object retrieval and classification. One tool to obtain rotation invariance are Spherical Harmonic...
Marco Reisert, Hans Burkhardt
9 years 6 months ago
Iterative extrapolation algorithm for data reconstruction over sphere
Given limited or incomplete measurement data on a sphere, a new iterative algorithm is proposed on how to extrapolate signal over the whole sphere. The algorithm is based on a pri...
Wen Zhang, Rodney A. Kennedy, Thushara D. Abhayapa...