1 March 1986 Robot Vision System For Depalletizing Steel Cylindrical Billets
Author Affiliations +
A vision system is described for depalletizing steel cylindrical billets for a forging application. An algorithm for accurately locating and measuring the billets is described in some detail. Highlights of this discussion include an algorithm for adaptive threshold selection to accommodate changing image brightnesses and a special robot calibration procedure that enables inference of depth using only a single camera view combined with prior knowledge about the scene. Experimental results show that the system provides accurate measurements in spite of poor, inconsistent contrast.
Arthur V. Forman, Jr., J. Ronald Clark, "Robot Vision System For Depalletizing Steel Cylindrical Billets," Optical Engineering 25(3), 253402 (1 March 1986). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7973837 . Submission:


Flat plate project
Proceedings of SPIE (March 01 1991)
Vision Guided Robots For Automated Assembly
Proceedings of SPIE (February 19 1988)
Vision Processing For Robot Inspection And Assembly
Proceedings of SPIE (May 23 1983)
Robot Vision Using A Projection Method
Proceedings of SPIE (February 16 1984)
SMV A Computer Vision Program for Loading Surface...
Proceedings of SPIE (December 19 1985)

Back to Top