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Optical real-time fractal sensor for industrial texture analysis
Author(s): Wayne S. Hill; Michael Snowbell
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Paper Abstract

An optical fractal image analysis system is being developed to permit the analysis of image texture in real time. This system could find application in real-time monitoring and control for high value processing, such as in the chemical process industry and medical laboratories, or where a quantitative measure of image texture is useful. This paper expands on previous presentations by discussing issues of optical versus digital implementation, the alternative interpretations of grayness, and the advantages of neural networks for the final analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2349, Industrial Optical Sensors for Metrology and Inspection, (4 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.198684
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Wayne S. Hill, Foster-Miller, Inc. (United States)
Michael Snowbell, Foster-Miller, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2349:
Industrial Optical Sensors for Metrology and Inspection
Kevin G. Harding; H. Philip Stahl, Editor(s)

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