List of Figures. Preface. Introduction; K. Ikeuchi. Part I: Geometric Modeling. 1. Principal Component Analysis with Missing Data and Its Application to Polyhedral Object Modeling; H. Shum, K. Ikeuchi, R. Reddy. 1. Introduction. 2. Principal Component Analysis with Missing Data. 3. Merging Multiple Views. 4. Surface Patch Tracking. 5. Spatial Connectivity. 6. Experiments. 7. Concluding Remarks.2. Building 3-D Models from Unregistered Range Images; K. Higuchi, M. Hebert, K. Ikeuchi 1. Introduction. 2. Spherical Attribute Images. 3. Registering Multiple Views. 4. Building a Complete Model. 5. Conclusion. 3. Consensus Surfaces for Modeling 3DObjects from Multiple Range Images; M.D. Wheeler, Y. Sato, K. Ikeuchi. 1. Introduction. 2. Approach. 3. Data Merging. 4. Experimental Results. 5. Conclusion. Part II: Photometric Modeling. 4. Object Shape and Reflectance Modeling from Observation; Y. Sato, M.D. Wheeler, K. Ikeuchi. 1. Introduction. 2. Image Acquisition System. 3. Surface Shape Modeling. 4. Surface Reflectance Modeling. 5. Image Synthesis. 6. Conclusion. 5. Eigen-Texture Method : Appearance Compression based on 3D Model; K. Nishino, Y. Sato, K. Ikeuchi.1. Introduction.2. Eigen-Texture Method.3. Implementation. 4. Integrating into real scene. 5. Conclusions. Part III: Environmental Modeling. 6. Acquiring a Radiance Distribution to Superimpose Virtual Objects onto a Real Scene; I. Sato, Y. Sato, K. Ikeuchi. 1. Introduction. 2. Consistency of Geometry. 3. Consistency of Illumination. 4. Superimposing Virtual Objects onto a Real Scene. 5. Experimental Results. 6. Conclusions. 7. Illumination Distribution from Shadows; I. Sato, Y. Sato, K. Ikeuchi. 1. Introduction. 2. Formula for RelatingIllumination Radiance with Image Irradiance. 3. Estimation of Illumination Distribution Using Image Irradiance. 4. Experimental Results. 5. Conclusions. Part IV: Epilogue: MFR to Digitized Great Buddha. 8. The Great Buddha Project: Modeling Cultural Heritage through Observation; D. Miyazaki, T. Oishi, T. Nishikawa, R. Sagawa, K. Nishino, T. Tomomatsu, Y. Takase, K. Ikeuchi. 1. Introduction. 2. Modeling from Reality. 3. Modeling the Great Buddha of Kamakura. References. Index.