Kaleidoscopic Hyperspectral Imaging

Abstract

Hyperspectral imaging is a useful technique for various computer vision tasks such as material recognition. However, such technique usually requires an expensive and professional setup and is time-consuming because a conventional hyperspectral image consists of a large number of observations. In this paper, we propose a novel technique of one-shot hyperspectral imaging using faced reflectors on which color filters are attached. The key idea is based on the principle that each of multiple reflections on the filters has a different spectrum, which allows us to observe multiple intensities through different spectra. Our technique can be implemented either by a coupled mirror or a kaleidoscope geometry. Experimental results show that our technique is capable of accurately capturing a hyperspectral image by using a coupled mirror setup which is readily available.

Paper

CVPR2017
One-shot Hyperspectral Imaging using Faced Reflectors
@inproceedings{takatani2017oneshot, author = {Takatani, Tsuyoshi and Aoto, Takahito and Mukaigawa, Yasuhiro}, title = {One-shot Hyperspectral Imaging using Faced Reflectors}, booktitle = {Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)}, pages = {TBD}, month = {July}, year = {2017}, }
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Collaborators

Takahito Aoto
National Institute of Informatics
Nara Institute of Science and Technology