Today was a very productive day! After the morning meeting I was able to successfully setup the OpenCV library and start testing its functionality. By mid day I was able to replicate the Affine transformation that the multi-camera array uses to produce its synthetic aperature effect.
In more exciting news, I had a buffalo chicken tender sub for lunch, it was delicious, and mdew too.
After lunch another significant step forward happened when after looking into opencv's highgui classes I found a way to reproduce the array's calibration routine. This is working well with test images and is likely to be the code that will be used in the finished product.
Here is picture of the calibration in action: