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Object recognition by the use of a hand scanner and Fourier transform
Author(s): Nils Karlsson; Leif Axelsson
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Paper Abstract

In autonomous manufacturing systems an important task is to recognize different 3D objects, e.g. workpieces. We have used the fact that different objects scatter laser light from a handscanner differently. To recognize the differences of the scattered light from the objects we have used Fourier transformation. It turns our that by using Fourier transformation we are able to recognize different objects and that this methods is a rather simple and inexpensive way to complement other object recognition systems, e.g. in robotic application.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2784, Vision Systems: Sensors, Sensor Systems, and Components, (21 August 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.248514
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Nils Karlsson, Linkoeping Univ. (Sweden)
Leif Axelsson, Saab Military Aircraft (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2784:
Vision Systems: Sensors, Sensor Systems, and Components
Otmar Loffeld, Editor(s)

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