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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2019, 1(7); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2019.010716.

Compilation of Different Approaches for Determining Illuminant Direction


Tan bowen1, He jizheng2 , Wang qirui3

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Tan bowen

1 Dulwich Suzhou International high school
2 Moonshot Academy
3 Jinan Foreign Language School, China


In the areas of computer vision and computer graphics, analyzing information about three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional images is essential. Shape from shading is a very fundamental problem in computer vision, which uses features and patterns in images to infer the shape of the object in our viewing direction. The influence of solving this problem is significant. For example, a typical application of shape from shading is in astronomy, in which we can obtain landscape features of a planet by analyzing the information from the image we get.


regression model; orientation of surface; Lambertian model

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Tan bowen, He jizheng, Wang qirui. Compilation of Different Approaches for Determining Illuminant Direction. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2019) Vol. 1 Issue 7: 128-140. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2019.010716.


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