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Reverse engineering with 3D imaging and modeling
Author(s): Xiang Peng; Changqing Liu; Zonghua Zhang; Peihua Gu
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Paper Abstract

The key modules in a typical reverse engineering system consist of the acquisition, registration, and the integration of three-dimensional range surface data. We present a self-made optical digitizer that is used for quick acquisition of range images from multiple views, and describe a visualized registration scheme that can reliably provide an initial estimate for the fine registration of multiple range images in a unified coordinate system. We also present an efficient approach for merging multiple range images in order to build a complete geometric model of the objects in 3-D space and experiment results showing the effectiveness of this approach in 3-D imaging and modeling for the application of reverse engineering

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4921, Optical Manufacturing Technologies, (5 September 2002);
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Xiang Peng, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Changqing Liu, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Zonghua Zhang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Peihua Gu, Univ. of Calgary (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4921:
Optical Manufacturing Technologies
Yimo Zhang; Wenyao Liu; Harvey M. Pollicove, Editor(s)

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