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“Reconstructing Rome” is IEEE Computer cover article

The June 2010 issue of IEEE Computer magazine is devoted to the theme of “Capturing the World.”  The cover article describes UW CSE’s “Building Rome in a Day” project; the article, “Reconstructing Rome,” was authored by Sameer Agarwal (UW CSE -> Google), Yasutaka Furukawa (UW CSE -> Google), Noah Snavely (UW CSE -> Cornell University), Brian Curless (UW CSE), Steve Seitz (UW CSE), and Rick Szeliski (Microsoft Research; UW CSE affiliate professor).

“Community photo collections like Flickr offer a rich, ever-growing record of the world around us. New computer vision techniques can use photographs from these collections to rapidly build detailed 3D models.”