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The Light Beam Profiler--Past, Present, And Future
Author(s): R. E. Herron
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Paper Abstract

Some of you attended the workshop on "Replication Technology" which was sponsored by M.I.T. in January, 1979. On that occasion, I reviewed the early work which led up to the recent, renewed interest in photo-sculpture. I was pleasantly surprised at the favorable response to that presentation and for today's seminar I thought I would take a similar approach to a closely related subject. My topic is somewhat narrower, but I hope it will be interesting and instructive to trace the origins of a simple but rather elegant technique for 3-D sensing--light beam profiling--and examine the current status and future pros-pects for this relatively inexpensive, but quite versatile technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 October 1981
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0283, Three-Dimensional Machine Perception, (29 October 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931990
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R. E. Herron, University of Akron (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0283:
Three-Dimensional Machine Perception
Bruce R. Altschuler, Editor(s)

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