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OpenCV with Python By Example by Prateek Joshi

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What is epipolar geometry?

Before discussing epipolar geometry, let's discuss what happens when we capture two images of the same scene from two different viewpoints. Consider the following figure:

What is epipolar geometry?

Let's see how it happens in real life. Consider the following image:

What is epipolar geometry?

Now, let's capture the same scene from a different viewpoint:

What is epipolar geometry?

Our goal is to match the keypoints in these two images to extract the scene information. The way we do this is by extracting a ...

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