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Stereoscopic techniques and applications

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Perceiving in Depth

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199764150
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949366 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764150.003.0535

Series: Oxford Psychology Series

Stereoscopic techniques and applications

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The chapter starts with an account of the geometry of stereoscopic displays and of instruments that have been used to create stereoscopic images. These include stereoscopes, random-dot stereograms, holograms, and autostereograms. Applications of stereoscopy are then reviewed. These include photogrammetry, rangefinders, stereomicroscopy and stereoendoscopy, stereosculpting, stereolithography, 3-D movies, and virtual-reality systems.

Keywords: stereoscopic instruments; photogrammetry; stereomicroscopy; stereoendoscopy; virtual reality

Chapter.  16584 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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