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Application of an autofocus technique to provide 3-D image information for a vision-guided manipulator
Author(s): Elias Siores; Mukund Sagar; N. Laszlo
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an approach for extracting three dimensional information, using an autofocus lens coupled to a single camera vision system. The camera gives a plain view of the subject under surveillance. The use of the autofocus lens yields the third dimension depth, needed in guidance and control operations for robotic applications. The robotic machine vision system is combined with the range determination feature and the complete system is seen as providing the essential ingredients for flexible and robust robotic guidance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1615, Machine Vision Architectures, Integration, and Applications, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58827
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Elias Siores, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Mukund Sagar, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
N. Laszlo, Illawarra Technology Corp. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1615:
Machine Vision Architectures, Integration, and Applications
Bruce G. Batchelor; Michael J. W. Chen; Frederick M. Waltz, Editor(s)

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