Advisor

Faryar Etesami

Date of Award

1990

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Physical Description

1 online resource (66 p.)

Subjects

Image processing -- Digital techniques, Optical pattern recognition, Manufactures -- Inspection, Algorithms

DOI

10.15760/etd.6033

Abstract

Image processing systems used in Vision Assisted Dimensional Inspection usually output a set of boundary pixels representing the part edges. This boundary information must be divided into several subsets representing the various edges of the actual object, so that comparisons with the nominal part can be made.

The purpose of this project is to devise a method to divide the set of pixels obtained from the image processing system into subsets of pixels. Each of these subsets represent an edge in the contour of the actual object. This method must also detect transition points between the adjacent features. This project addresses only planar contours which are composed of straight and circular edges. Two new algorithms have been developed, the first algorithm detects the transition points involving straight edges and the second algorithm finds the transition points when circular features are involved. In addition, the measured features are also matched with their nominal counterparts. The performance of these algorithms are demonstrated by simulated as well as images from the vision system.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/23818

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