Chapter 5. Camera Calibration

  1. Prof. Dr. Alexander Hornberg
  1. R. Godding

Published Online: 23 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610136.ch5

Handbook of Machine Vision

Handbook of Machine Vision

How to Cite

Godding, R. (2006) Camera Calibration, in Handbook of Machine Vision (ed A. Hornberg), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610136.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Hochschule Esslingen, FB Mechatronik u. Eletrotechnik, Germany

Author Information

  1. AICON 3D Systems GmbH, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405848

Online ISBN: 9783527610136

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Keywords:

  • camera calibration;
  • terminology;
  • physical effects;
  • optical system;
  • mathematical calibration model;
  • calibration and orientation techniques;
  • verification of calibration results;
  • applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology

    • Camera, Camera system

    • Coordinate systems

    • Interior Orientation and Calibration

    • Exterior and Relative Orientation

    • System Calibration

  • Physical Effects

    • Optical System

    • Camera and Sensor Stability

    • Signal Processing and Transfer

  • Mathematical Calibration Model

    • Central Projection

    • Camera Model

    • Focal Length and Principal Point

    • Distortion and Affinity

    • Radial symmetrical distortion

    • Radial Asymmetrical and Tangential Distortion

    • Affinity and Nonorthogonality

    • Variant Camera Parameters

    • Sensor Flatness

    • Other Parameters

  • Calibration and Orientation Techniques

    • In the Laboratory

    • Using Bundle Adjustment to Determine Camera Parameters

      • Calibration based Exclusively on Image Information

      • Calibration and Orientation with Additional Object Information

      • Extended System Calibration

    • Other Techniques

  • Verification of Calibration Results

  • Applications

    • Applications with Simultaneous Calibration

    • Applications with precalibrated cameras

      • Tube Measurement within a Measurement Cell

      • Online Measurements in the Field of Car Safety

      • Other Applications