1 July 2004 Framework for automatic quality control in industrial environments using distributed image processing
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(TCP/IP) based, anonymous communication environment is introduced. The main system capabilities are central configurability and maintainability of the image processing nodes and the scalability of the framework. Furthermore a watchdog concept and IEC61131 conform signal integration comprising the Modbus/TCP protocol are integrated within the framework. A communication structure based on the tuplespace concept is presented. The possibility of integrating heterogeneous nodes is achieved by a consistent JavaTM implementation. As a proof of concept, a quality observation task at distributed observation points at a wire rolling mill is introduced. An image-processing algorithm based on least-squares fitting of parallel lines to observe quality relevant parameters is introduced and integrated as an exemplary machine vision implementation within the framework.
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Peter Schalk, Peter Schalk, Ewald Fauster, Ewald Fauster, Paul L. O'Leary, Paul L. O'Leary, Michael Weiss, Michael Weiss, } "Framework for automatic quality control in industrial environments using distributed image processing," Journal of Electronic Imaging 13(3), (1 July 2004). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1762519 . Submission:


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