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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 10 — Oct. 10, 2004
  • pp: 574–577

The improved genetic algorithms for digital image correlation method

Chen Tang, Ming Liu, Haiqing Yan, Guimin Zhang, and Zhanqing Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 2, Issue 10, pp. 574-577 (2004)

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We present a global optimization method, called the genetic algorithms (GAs), for digital image/speckle correlation (DISC). The new algorithms do not involve reasonable initial guess of displacement and deformation gradient and the calculation of second-order spatial derivatives of the digital images, which are important challenges in practical implementation of DISC. The performance of a GA depends largely on the selection of the genetic operators. We test various operators and propose optimal operators. The algorithms are then verified using simulated images and experimental speckle images.

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(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(110.6150) Imaging systems : Speckle imaging

Chen Tang, Ming Liu, Haiqing Yan, Guimin Zhang, and Zhanqing Chen, "The improved genetic algorithms for digital image correlation method," Chin. Opt. Lett. 2, 574-577 (2004)

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