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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 2010
  • pp: 5192–5198

Study of a pose-relay videometric method using a parallel camera series

Zhichao Chao, Qifeng Yu, Guangwen Jiang, and Sihua Fu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 28, pp. 5192-5198 (2010)

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This study proposes a pose-relay videometric method that uses a parallel camera series and is applicable to measuring deformation between nonintervisible and intervisible objects with a very wide angle of view. The measuring system is constructed by adding symmetrical cameras to the pose-relay stations of a single camera measuring system to improve its robustness and precision. An adjustment data fusion method is suggested to take full advantage of the data redundancy among neighboring relay stations in the proposed system. Simulated results show that the adjusted method enhances the measuring precision achieved with the classic weighted average data fusion method owing to its use of the restraint condition inherent in the system.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
(150.1135) Machine vision : Algorithms
(110.3925) Imaging systems : Metrics

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: June 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 23, 2010
Published: September 20, 2010

Zhichao Chao, Qifeng Yu, Guangwen Jiang, and Sihua Fu, "Study of a pose-relay videometric method using a parallel camera series," Appl. Opt. 49, 5192-5198 (2010)

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