7 February 2012 Terrestrial laser scanning used to detect asymmetries in boat hulls
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We describe a methodology for identifying asymmetries in boat hull sections reconstructed from point clouds captured using a terrestrial laser scanner (TLS). A surface was first fit to the point cloud using a nonparametric regression method that permitted the construction of a continuous smooth surface. Asymmetries in cross-sections of the surface were identified using a bootstrap resampling technique that took into account uncertainty in the coordinates of the scanned points. Each reconstructed section was analyzed to check, for a given level of significance, that it was within the confidence interval for the theoretical symmetrical section. The method was applied to the study of asymmetries in a medium-sized yacht. Identified were differences of up to 5 cm between the real and theoretical sections in some parts of the hull.
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Javier Roca-Pardinas, Javier Roca-Pardinas, Francisco Lopez-Alvarez, Francisco Lopez-Alvarez, Celestino Ordonez, Celestino Ordonez, Agustin Menendez, Agustin Menendez, Antonio Bernardo-Sanchez, Antonio Bernardo-Sanchez, } "Terrestrial laser scanning used to detect asymmetries in boat hulls," Optical Engineering 51(1), 013605 (7 February 2012). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.1.013605 . Submission:
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