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Scan image registration in industrial inspection of propeller blades
Author(s): David W. Allen; Jacob J. Reiser; James D. Machin; Craig J. Madden
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Paper Abstract

We present a method for automatically determining scan image overlap regions and computing image registration for relatively featureless free-form manufactured objects like propeller blades. The method is applicable when the design of the manufactured object exists as a NURBS surface. Incorporated in a comprehensive propeller inspection program, the method performs in an industrial propeller-manufacturing environment without operator involvement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7239, Three-Dimensional Imaging Metrology, 72390K (19 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.805407
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David W. Allen, Propulsor Technology, Inc. (United States)
Jacob J. Reiser, Propulsor Technology, Inc. (United States)
James D. Machin, Propulsor Technology, Inc. (United States)
Craig J. Madden, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7239:
Three-Dimensional Imaging Metrology
J. Angelo Beraldin; Geraldine S. Cheok; Michael McCarthy; Ulrich Neuschaefer-Rube, Editor(s)

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