author = {Tom Botterill and Steven Mills and Richard Green},
title = {{Real-time Aerial Image Mosaicing}},
booktitle = {Proceedings of Image and Vision Computing New Zealand},
year = {2010},
pages = {1-6},
address = {Queenstown, NZ},
month = {November},
abstract = {This paper describes a scheme for seamlessly stitching together images captured from an aerial platform,
in real-time, in order to provide an operator with a larger field-of-view. Both recent images, and images
from earlier in a flight are used. To obtain real-time performance several of the latest computer vision
techniques are applied: firstly the Bag-of-Words image representation allows overlapping images to be
found efficiently, and provides cheap wide-baseline correspondences between them. Secondly the BaySAC
robust estimation framework allows images to be registered efficiently from a prior motion model combined
with large numbers of potential matches between cheap image patch descriptors. Thirdly an efficient
seam-placement algorithm allows the rendering of a visually attractive mosaic. Results are presented on
a sequence of high-resolution images captured from a microlight.}