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Medical applications of three-dimensional and four-dimensional laser scanning of facial morphology
Author(s): Lewis L. Sadler; Xiaoming Chen; Alvaro A. Figueroa; Howard Aduss
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Paper Abstract

Two-degrees offreedom laser scanning devices offer the advantage ofspeed in data acquisition over three-degrees offreedom devices. Data acquisition on patients especially children requires speed in data gathering instantaneous verification ofdata integrity and more than two degrees offreedom to adequately describe morphology. A technique to generate a pseudo-third degree of freedom scan will be presented. An additional benefit of the technique is the ability to compare data acquired at different times.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1380, Biostereometric Technology and Applications, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25115
Show Author Affiliations
Lewis L. Sadler, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)
Xiaoming Chen, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)
Alvaro A. Figueroa, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)
Howard Aduss, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1380:
Biostereometric Technology and Applications
Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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