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Data registration and integration of three-dimensional sensors
Author(s): Baozhen Ge; Yuchen Sun; Qieni Lv; Yimo Zhang
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Paper Abstract

Based on a vertical scanning system with a line-structured light source, data registration of several 3-D sensors is performed by a calibration process using a linear partition method. Data integration is fulfilled by using a relatively simple but efficient technique called the average coordinates method. The principle and solution procedure of each method is deduced in detail. Two 3-D sensors, a round filament target and an object with certain edge length, are used to verify the theory, and experimental results show that the mean relative error is less than 1%. With no requirement for solving nonlinear equations and other camera parameters, the method proposed is easy to adopt, runs fast, and still is high in precision, which meets the demands of 3-D measurement of a relatively big object.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(5) 053601 doi: 10.1117/1.1899405
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 5
Show Author Affiliations
Baozhen Ge, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yuchen Sun, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Qieni Lv, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yimo Zhang, Tianjin Univ. (China)

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