Adaptive Laser Range Scanning

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1109/ACC.2008.4587095
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TypeArticle
Proceedings titleProceedings of the 2008 American Controls Conference
ConferenceAmerican Control Conference, 11-13 June 2008, Seattle, Washington, USA
ISBN978-1-4244-2078-0
Pages38573862; # of pages: 6
Subjectadaptive scanning; quality metrics; range imaging; automated scanning
AbstractWe present an approach to laser range scanning in which quality metrics are used to automatically reduce the number of measurements acquired from a scanner viewpoint. As part of this approach we present improved versions of the orientation and reflectivity quality metrics, as well as introduce two quality metrics: resolvability and planarity. These quality metrics are used to divide the total field of view from a scanner viewpoint into regions. A subset of these regions is then automatically identified as having a significant likelihood of producing useful measurements to augment the initial range image using quality metrics. A series of targetted raster scans is then automatically generated to scan the targetted regions.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number49909
NPARC number5763817
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