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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1427–1435

Optimization for calibration of large-scale optical measurement positioning system by using spherical constraint

Ziyue Zhao, Jigui Zhu, Bin Xue, and Linghui Yang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 1427-1435 (2014)

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The measurement accuracy of a large-scale optical measurement positioning system largely depends on the calibration procedure. A more reliable calibration approach for the system by using spherical constraints is presented in this paper, and both the adjustment model based on spherical constraint and the calculation method for the optimization are given. This approach can provide constraint in every direction of the system in the workspace and thereby estimate the orientation parameters more accurately than by using current methods. The experimental data show that by using the proposed method, which improves the accuracy of the depth direction, the average 3D coordinate error of the system compared with the laser tracker is about 0.18 mm in the whole workspace.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.4640) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical instruments
(150.5670) Machine vision : Range finding
(150.6910) Machine vision : Three-dimensional sensing
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering
(150.3045) Machine vision : Industrial optical metrology

ToC Category:
Machine Vision

Original Manuscript: February 13, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 2, 2014
Published: June 10, 2014

Ziyue Zhao, Jigui Zhu, Bin Xue, and Linghui Yang, "Optimization for calibration of large-scale optical measurement positioning system by using spherical constraint," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 31, 1427-1435 (2014)

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