9 June 1986 Calibration And Segmentation Algorithms For An Accurate And Fast Range-Finder
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Proceedings Volume 0595, Computer Vision for Robots; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952263
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
Abstract
In this paper, a fast and accurate range-finding vision system is described. On request, it measures the three-dimensional coordinates (x,y,z) of a single point or of a series of points on the surface of the scene. The scanning order is not fixed, but can be chosen freely. In fact, the scene-scanning process is driven in close interaction with the segmentation algorithms. The sensor is composed of a laser, a two-degrees-of-freedom deflection unit, pointing the laser-beam on the scene, 3 linear high resolution CCD photodiode arrays, observing the laser-spot through special optics. The system has been designed as an intelligent peripheral to a hostcomputer and is implemented in a 16-bit microprocessor environment. The hardware is roughly described. Two implemented segmentation algorithms, reducing 3-D coordinates to a description of the scene with planes are explained and evaluated.
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M. Bogaert, M. Bogaert, P. Cornez, P. Cornez, } "Calibration And Segmentation Algorithms For An Accurate And Fast Range-Finder", Proc. SPIE 0595, Computer Vision for Robots, (9 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.952263; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952263
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