Fitting quadratic curves and surfaces

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Fit ellipses, ellipsoids and other quadratic curves and surfaces to noisy data.

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Generating points along an ellipse or ellipsoid, plotting ellipses and ellipsoids in various parametric representations, and fitting ellipses, ellipsoids or other quadratic curves and surfaces to noisy data occur frequently in fields such as computer vision, pattern recognition and system identification.
This toolbox provides a fairly comprehensive toolset of estimating quadratic curves and surfaces in an errors-in-variables context, with and without constraints. In addition to classical fitting methods such as least squares (with and without curve or surface normals), Taubin's method, direct ellipse fit by Fitzgibbon et al. [1] and direct ellipsoid fit by Qingde Li and John G. Griffiths [4], the toolbox features an estimation algorithm by the author [2,3], based on and extending the work of Istvan Vajk and Jeno Hetthessy [5]. The proposed quadratic curve and surface fitting algorithm combines direct fitting with a noise cancellation step, producing consistent estimates close to maximum likelihood but without iterations.
[1] Andrew W. Fitzgibbon, Maurizio Pilu and Robert B. Fisher, "Direct Least Squares Fitting of Ellipses", IEEE Trans. PAMI 21, 1999, pp476-480.
[2] Levente Hunyadi, "Estimation methods in the errors-in-variables context", PhD dissertation, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2013.
[3] Levente Hunyadi and Istvan Vajk, "Constrained quadratic errors-in-variables fitting", The Visual Computer, 12 pages, in print, available on-line from October 2013.
[4] Qingde Li and John G. Griffiths, "Least Squares Ellipsoid Specific Fitting", Proceedings of the Geometric Modeling and Processing, 2004.
[5] Istvan Vajk and Jeno Hetthessy, "Identification of nonlinear errors-in-variables models", Automatica 39, 2003, pp2099-2107.
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