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Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials

Edited by
Aquil Ahmad
Aquil Ahmad
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Leonard J. Bond
Leonard J. Bond
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ASM International
Volume
17
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-190-0
Publication date:
2018
Book Chapter

Machine Vision and Robotic Inspection Systems[1]

By
Rafael Radkowski
Rafael Radkowski
Revising author
Iowa State University
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Published:
2018
Page range:
66 - 78
Publication history
August 21, 2018

Abstract

Machine vision, also referred to as computer vision or intelligent vision, is a means of simulating the image recognition and analysis capabilities of the human eye and brain system with digital techniques. The machine vision functionality is extremely useful in inspection, supervision, and quality control applications. This article presents a variety of machine vision functions for different purposes and provides a comparison of machine and human vision capabilities in a table. It discusses the processes of a machine vision system: image acquisition, image preprocessing, image analysis, and image interpretation. The article provides information on the uses of machine vision systems in three categories of manufacturing applications: visual inspection, identification of parts, and guidance and control applications.

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Rafael Radkowski, 2018. "Machine Vision and Robotic Inspection Systems", Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials, Aquil Ahmad, Leonard J. Bond

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