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Topic: Feature detection algorithm used by Photosynth?

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swami_worldtraveler (Over 1 year ago)
Just found this excellent steaming video of Blaise talking in-depth about Photosynth. He describes SIFT (Scale Invariant Feature Transform) used in Photo Tourism, but then mentions the Photosynth uses a different, better suited algorithm, but gives no name or details. So, what is it?

TIA.

Reference:

"Cyberspace Arriving - Using Computer Vision to Reconstruct and Connect the World"

Talk by Blaise Agüera y Arcas
Architect, MSN and Virtual Earth

mms://video-jsoe.ucsd.edu/calit2/AguerayArcas.wmv
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