3D Model Generation of Cattle by Shape-from-Silhouette Method for ICT Agriculture

Yu Xiang, Shohei Nakamura, Hiroki Tamari, Shigeru Takano, Yoshihiro Okada

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Abstract

This paper presents 3D model generation of cattle by shape-from-silhouette method for ICT agriculture. The use of advanced ICT has any possibility to improve various agricultural activities. The authors have such a project whose targets are beef cattle. The goal of the project is to capture 3D shape information of cattle for the estimation of their body condition scores (BCS). Cattle do not stop moving because they are animals. Therefore, it is very difficult to capture their body shape information even using a commercial 3D scanner. Another reason is that the color of beef cattle is almost black and then a commercial 3D scanner like a laser range finder cannot be used. The authors use multiple RGB cameras to capture silhouette images of a cow and employ shape-from-silhouette method to generate its 3D model. Actually, the authors have taken multiple RGB camera images of cows and generated their 3D models. And then, it can be found that the generated 3D models' volumes of cows have positive correlation with their weights. This result says that the estimation of cows' weights is possible from multiple RGB camera images of them.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016
EditorsLeonard Barolli, Fatos Xhafa, Makoto Ikeda
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages611-616
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509009879
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 19 2016
Event10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016 - Fukuoka, Japan
Duration: Jul 6 2016Jul 8 2016

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016

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Other10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016
CountryJapan
CityFukuoka
Period7/6/167/8/16

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Agriculture
Beef
Cameras
Range finders
Animals
Color
Lasers

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence

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Xiang, Y., Nakamura, S., Tamari, H., Takano, S., & Okada, Y. (2016). 3D Model Generation of Cattle by Shape-from-Silhouette Method for ICT Agriculture. In L. Barolli, F. Xhafa, & M. Ikeda (Eds.), Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016 (pp. 611-616). [7791955] (Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/CISIS.2016.104

3D Model Generation of Cattle by Shape-from-Silhouette Method for ICT Agriculture. / Xiang, Yu; Nakamura, Shohei; Tamari, Hiroki; Takano, Shigeru; Okada, Yoshihiro.

Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016. ed. / Leonard Barolli; Fatos Xhafa; Makoto Ikeda. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. p. 611-616 7791955 (Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Xiang, Y, Nakamura, S, Tamari, H, Takano, S & Okada, Y 2016, 3D Model Generation of Cattle by Shape-from-Silhouette Method for ICT Agriculture. in L Barolli, F Xhafa & M Ikeda (eds), Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016., 7791955, Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 611-616, 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016, Fukuoka, Japan, 7/6/16. https://doi.org/10.1109/CISIS.2016.104
Xiang Y, Nakamura S, Tamari H, Takano S, Okada Y. 3D Model Generation of Cattle by Shape-from-Silhouette Method for ICT Agriculture. In Barolli L, Xhafa F, Ikeda M, editors, Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2016. p. 611-616. 7791955. (Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016). https://doi.org/10.1109/CISIS.2016.104
Xiang, Yu ; Nakamura, Shohei ; Tamari, Hiroki ; Takano, Shigeru ; Okada, Yoshihiro. / 3D Model Generation of Cattle by Shape-from-Silhouette Method for ICT Agriculture. Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016. editor / Leonard Barolli ; Fatos Xhafa ; Makoto Ikeda. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. pp. 611-616 (Proceedings - 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2016).
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