Computer Vision, Models, and Inspection

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Author: A. Dave Marshall,Ralph R. Martin

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9810207727

Category: Computers

Page: 437

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The main focus of this book is on the uses of computer vision for inspection and model based matching. It also provides a short, self contained introductory course on computer vision. The authors describe various state-of-the-art approaches to probems and then set forth their proposed approach to matching and inspection. They deal primarily with 3-D vision but also discuss 2-D vision strategies when relevant.The book is suitable for researchers, final year undergraduates and graduate students. Useful review questions at the end of each chapter allow this book to be used for self-study.

Dreidimensionales Computersehen

Gewinnung und Analyse von Tiefenbildern

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Author: Xiaoyi Jiang,Horst Bunke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642614477

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 361

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Dieses Buch bietet eine systematische Einführung in dieses neue Arbeitsfeld der automatischen Bildanalyse. Es behandelt sämtliche wichtigen Teilaspekte, beginnend mit der Gewinnung von Tiefenbildern durch passive und aktive Verfahren über die Extraktion charakteristischer Flächenmerkmale und die Segmentierung bis hin zur modellbasierten Objekterkennung. Daneben werden konkrete Anwendungen der Tiefenbildanalyse vorgestellt. Die Didaktik des Buches erlaubt es Forschern und Praktikern, sich selbständig in dieses Gebiet einzuarbeiten. Das teilweise schwer zugängliche Material wurde in einheitlicher Notation und verständlicher Form aufbereitet. Die beschriebenen Verfahren können damit leicht auf dem Computer implementiert werden. Die Literaturhinweise geben einen vollständigen Überblick über die aktuelle Forschung.

Food Process Monitoring Systems

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Author: A.C. Pinder,G. Godfrey

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461521394

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 220

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The manufacture of foods and beverages is a highly competitive, interna tionalindustry, and the range ofproducts is becomingincreasingly diverse. Manufacturers are required to produce quality foods with the highest possible efficiency and lowest possible cost, and international legislation is imposingstrict controls on food safety. Process control is the essential link between quality, safety and cost. Radical changes in the technology of manufacturing bring with them new requirements for monitoring (and ultimately controlling) increasingly complex parameters. The aim of this book is to review the latest developments in monitoring systems, particu larly those suitable for the rapid sensing of composition, structure or microbial status. The emphasis is on 'up and coming' methods that have been proven in the laboratory or in other industrial environments, and offer potential in the food sector. As such, it is hoped that this book will increase the general awareness ofwhat new systems have to offer, and will act as a catalyst in the technology transfer process. The book features chapters on automated machine vision, fluorescence cytometry, infrared spectroscopy, light scattering spectroscopy, ultra sound, mass spectrometry, and chemical and biological sensors. In all cases, the basic approach is to describe the underlying principles, and then to consider the implementation of a particular technique. Examples are given of the practical application to specific problems in the food industry.

Intelligent Machine Vision

Techniques, Implementations and Applications

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Author: Bruce Batchelor,Frederick Waltz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447102398

Category: Computers

Page: 422

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A number of important aspects of intelligent machine vision in one volume, describing the state of the art and current developments in the field, including: fundamentals of 'intelligent'image processing for machine vision systems; algorithm optimisation; implementation in high-speed electronic digital hardware; implementation in an integrated high-level software environment and applications for industrial product quality and process control. Backed by numerous illustrations, created using the authors IP software, this book will be of interest to researchers in the field of machine vision wishing to understand the discipline and develop new techniques. Also useful for under- and postgraduates.

Three-dimensional and unconventional imaging for industrial inspection and metrology

23-25 October 1995, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Author: Michael R. Descour,Kevin G. Harding,Donald J. Svetkoff,Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers

Publisher: SPIE-International Society for Optical Engineering

ISBN: 9780819419637

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 420

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Concurrent Engineering, 1992

Presented at the Winter Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Anaheim, California, November 8-13, 1992

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Author: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Winter Meeting

Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Concurrent engineering

Page: 463

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Automated inspection and high speed vision architectures II

10-11 November 1988 Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Author: Michael J. W. Chen,Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers,Carnegie-Mellon University. Center for Optical Data Processing

Publisher: Society of Photo Optical

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 239

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Computer Vision: Craft, Engineering, and Science

Workshop Proceedings, Killarney, Ireland, September 9/10, 1991

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Author: David Vernon

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540572114

Category: Computers

Page: 98

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This volume assesses approaches to the construction of computer vision systems. It shows that there is a spectrum of approaches with different degrees of maturity and robustness. The useful exploitation of computer vision in industry and elsewhere and the development of the discipline itself depend on understanding the way these approaches influence one another. The chief topic discussed is autonomy.True autonomy may not be achievable in machines in the near future, and the workshop concluded that it may be more desirable - and is certainly more pragmatic - to leave a person in the processing loop. The second conclusion of the workshop concerns the manner in which a system is designedfor an application. It was agreed that designers should first specify the required functionality, then identify the knowledge appropriate to that task, and finally choose the appropriate techniques and algorithms. The third conclusion concerns the methodologies employed in developing vision systems: craft, engineering, and science are mutually relevant and contribute to one another. The contributors place heavy emphasis on providing the reader with concrete examples of operational systems. The book is based on a workshop held as part of the activities of an ESPRIT Basic Research Action.

Machine Vision for Inspection and Measurement

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Author: Herbert Freeman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323155588

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 332

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Machine Vision for Inspection and Measurement contains the proceedings of the Second Annual Workshop on Machine Vision sponsored by the Center for Computer Aids for Industrial Productivity (CAIP) at Rutgers University and held on April 25-26, 1988 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The papers explore the application of machine vision to inspection and measurement and cover topics such as the problem of object-pose estimation and depth recovery through inverse optics. The use of machine vision techniques in inspection of integrated circuits and semiconductor wafers is also discussed. Comprised of 11 chapters, this book opens with the problem of using fine-grained parallel machines for VLSI inspection. The discussion then turns to a variety of real-life applications of machine vision, including inspection of integrated circuits, semiconductor wafers, TV-tube glass, and mechanical parts. The use of machine vision to measure the curvature of the human cornea for vision correction and contact lens fitting purposes is also considered. The remaining chapters focus on motion estimation from stereo sequences using orthographic-view algorithms; photometric sampling for determining surface shape and reflectance; and efficient depth recovery by means of inverse optics. A chapter addresses the question of whether the industry is ready for machine vision and comes up with some optimistic predictions. This monograph will be of interest to practitioners in the fields of computer science and applied mathematics.

Handbook of Mathematical Models in Computer Vision

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Author: Nikos Paragios,Yunmei Chen,Olivier D. Faugeras

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387288317

Category: Computers

Page: 606

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Abstract Biological vision is a rather fascinating domain of research. Scientists of various origins like biology, medicine, neurophysiology, engineering, math ematics, etc. aim to understand the processes leading to visual perception process and at reproducing such systems. Understanding the environment is most of the time done through visual perception which appears to be one of the most fundamental sensory abilities in humans and therefore a significant amount of research effort has been dedicated towards modelling and repro ducing human visual abilities. Mathematical methods play a central role in this endeavour. Introduction David Marr's theory v^as a pioneering step tov^ards understanding visual percep tion. In his view human vision was based on a complete surface reconstruction of the environment that was then used to address visual subtasks. This approach was proven to be insufficient by neuro-biologists and complementary ideas from statistical pattern recognition and artificial intelligence were introduced to bet ter address the visual perception problem. In this framework visual perception is represented by a set of actions and rules connecting these actions. The emerg ing concept of active vision consists of a selective visual perception paradigm that is basically equivalent to recovering from the environment the minimal piece information required to address a particular task of interest.

Image Technology

Advances in Image Processing, Multimedia and Machine Vision

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Author: Jorge L.C. Sanz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540583066

Category: Computers

Page: 743

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"Image Technology" surveys the state of the art in the fields of image processing and machine vision. New and emerging applications such as multimedia and document imaging are covered by leading researchers. An indispensable source for the image engineering professional.

Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture VII

7th IFIP WG 5.14 International Conference, CCTA 2013, Beijing, China, September 18-20, 2013, Revised Selected Papers

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Author: Daoliang Li,Yingyi Chen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642543413

Category: Computers

Page: 564

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The two-volume set IFIP AICT 419 and 420 constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 7th IFIP TC 5, WG 5.14 International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture, CCTA 2013, held in Beijing, China, in September 2013. The 115 revised papers presented were carefully selected from numerous submissions. They cover a wide range of interesting theories and applications of information technology in agriculture, including Internet of things and cloud computing; simulation models and decision-support systems for agricultural production; smart sensor, monitoring, and control technology; traceability and e-commerce technology; computer vision, computer graphics, and virtual reality; the application of information and communication technology in agriculture; and universal information service technology and service systems development in rural areas.

Intelligent Systems: Safety, Reliability and Maintainability Issues

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Author: Okyay Kaynak,Ger Honderd,Edward Grant

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540569930

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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This book is a collection of some of the papers that were presented during a NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on "Intelligent Systems: Safety, Reliability and Maintainability Issues" that was held in Kusadasi, Turkey during August 24- 28, 1992. Attendance at this workshop was mainly by invitation only, drawing people internationally representing industry, government and the academic community. Many of the participants were internationally recognized leaders in the topic of the workshop. The purpose of the ARW was to bring together a highly distinguished group of people with the express purpose of debating where the issues of safety, reliability and maintainability place direct and tangible constraints on the development of intelligent systems. As a consequence, one of the major debating points in the ARW was the definition of intelligence, intelligent behaviour and their relation to complex dynamic systems. Two major conclusions evolved from the ARW are: 1. A continued need exists to develop formal, theoretical frameworks for the architecture of such systems, together with a reflection on the concept of intelligence. 2. There is a need to focus greater attention to the role that the human play in controlling intelligent systems. The workshop began by considering the typical features of an intelligent system. The complexity associated with multi-resolutional architectures was then discussed, leading to the identification of a necessity for the use of a combinatorial synthesis/approach. This was followed by a session on human interface issues.

Intelligent Computer Vision and Image Processing: Innovation, Application, and Design

Innovation, Application, and Design

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Author: Sarfraz, Muhammad

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466639075

Category: Computers

Page: 331

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Innovations in computer vision technology continue to advance the applications and design of image processing and its influence on multimedia applications. Intelligent Computer Vision and Image Processing: Innovation, Application, and Design provides methods and research on various disciplines related to the science and technology of machines. This reference source is essential for academicians, researchers, and practitioners interested in the latest developments and innovations in computer science, education, and security.

Advances in Machine Vision

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Author: Jorge L.C. Sanz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387968223

Category: Computers

Page: 420

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Machine Vision technology is becoming an indispensible part of the manufacturing industry. Biomedical and scientific applications of machine vision and imaging are becoming more and more sophisticated, and new applications continue to emerge. This book gives an overview of ongoing research in machine vision and presents the key issues of scientific and practical interest. A selected board of experts from the US, Japan and Europe provides an insight into some of the latest work done on machine vision systems and appliccations.