Depth perception estimation of various stereoscopic displays

Sangwook Baek, Chulhee Lee

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In this paper, we investigate the relationship between depth perception and several disparity parameters in stereoscopic images. A number of subjective experiments were conducted using various 3D displays, which indicate that depth perception of stereoscopic images is proportional to depth difference and is inversely related to the camera distance. Based on this observation, we developed some formulas to quantify the degree of depth perception of stereoscopic images. The proposed method uses depth differences and the camera distance between the objects and the 3D camera. This method also produces improved depth perception estimation by using non-linear functions whose inputs include a depth difference and a camera distance. The results show that the proposed method provides noticeable improvements in terms of correlation and produces more accurate depth perception estimations of stereoscopic images.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23618-23634
Number of pages17
JournalOptics Express
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Oct 17

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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