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The following is a list of recent and/or representative papers for each of the group's major research areas:


Object and texture modeling and recognition using local invariant features


Image-based modeling and rendering

  • Yasutaka Furukawa and Jean Ponce.
    Carved Visual Hulls for Image-Based Modeling.
    Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision, 2006, to appear.

  • Svetlana Lazebnik, Edmond Boyer and Jean Ponce.
    On Computing Exact Visual Hulls of Solids Bounded by Smooth Surfaces.
    Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Kauai, Hawaii, December 2001, Vol. 1, pp. 156-161.

  • Yakup Genc and Jean Ponce.
    Image-Based Rendering Using Parameterized Image Varieties.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 143-170, 2001.

  • Steve Sullivan and Jean Ponce.
    Automatic Model Construction, Pose Estimation, and Object Recognition from Photographs Using Triangular Splines.
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 1091-1096, October 1998.

  • Ilan Shimshoni and Jean Ponce.
    Recovering the Shape of Polyhedra Using Line-Drawing Analysis and Complex Reflectance Models.
    Computer Vision and Image Understanding, special issue on Physics-Based Vision, Vol. 65, No. 2, pp. 296-310, February 1997.


Geometric object representation

  • Svetlana Lazebnik and Jean Ponce.
    The Local Projective Shape of Smooth Surfaces and Their Outlines.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 65-83, June 2005.

  • Amit Sethi, David Renaudie, David Kriegman and Jean Ponce.
    Curve and Surface Duals and the Recognition of Curved 3D Objects from their Silhouettes.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 73-86, June 2004.

  • Sung-il Pae and Jean Ponce.
    On Computing Structural Changes in Evolving Surfaces and their Appearance.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 113-131, July 2001.

  • Ilan Shimshoni and Jean Ponce.
    Probabilistic 3D Object Recognition.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 51-70, January 2000.

  • Jean Ponce, Martha Cepeda, Sung-il Pae and Steve Sullivan.
    Shape Models and Object Recognition.
    in Shape, Contour and Grouping in Computer Vision, D.A. Forsyth, J.L. Mundy, V. Gesu and R. Cipolla, (eds.),
    Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1681, pp. 31-55, 1999.

  • Sylvain Petitjean, Jean Ponce, and David J. Kriegman.
    Computing Exact Aspect Graphs of Curved Objects: Algebraic Surfaces.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 231-255, Kluwer Academic Publishers, December 1992.


Structure and motion

  • Yasutaka Furukawa, Amit Sethi, Jean Ponce, and David Kriegman.
    Robust Structure and Motion from Outlines of Smooth Curved Surfaces.
    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 28, no. 2, February 2006, pages 302-315.

  • Shyjan Mahamud, Martial Hebert, Yasuhiro Omori and Jean Ponce.
    Provably-Convergent Iterative Methods for Projective Structure from Motion.
    Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Kauai, Hawaii, December 2001, Vol. 1, pp. 1018-1025.

  • Jean Ponce.
    On Computing Metric Upgrades of Projective Reconstructions Under the Rectangular Pixel Assumption.
    Proc. of the SMILE 2000 Workshop on 3D Structure from Multiple Images of Large-Scale Environments, Dublin, Ireland, June 2000,
    Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2018, M. Pollefeys, L. Van Gool, A. Zisserman and A. Fitzgibbon (Eds.), pp. 52-67.

  • Tanuja Joshi, Narendra Ahuja and Jean Ponce.
    Structure and Motion Estimation from Dynamic Silhouettes under Perspective Projection.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 31-50, February 1999.

  • Jean Ponce and Yakup Genc.
    Epipolar Geometry and Linear Subspace Methods: A New Approach to Weak Calibration.
    International Journal of Computer Vision, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 223-243, July/August 1998.


Grasping and manipulation