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Disparities and Depth

The different perspectives of our two eyes lead to slight relative displacements of objects (disparities) in the two monocular views of scene:
Shift of objects in stereo

The size and direction of an object is a measure of its relative depth; absolute depth-information can be obtained if the geometry of the imaging system is known.

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