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  • Research Article
  • Open Access

Simulation of Specular Surface Imaging Based on Computer Graphics: Application on a Vision Inspection System

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20022002:801489

https://doi.org/10.1155/S1110865702203030

  • Received: 31 July 2001
  • Published:

Abstract

This work aims at detecting surface defects on reflecting industrial parts. A machine vision system, performing the detection of geometric aspect surface defects, is completely described. The revealing of defects is realized by a particular lighting device. It has been carefully designed to ensure the imaging of defects. The lighting system simplifies a lot the image processing for defect segmentation and so a real-time inspection of reflective products is possible. To bring help in the conception of imaging conditions, a complete simulation is proposed. The simulation, based on computer graphics, enables the rendering of realistic images. Simulation provides here a very efficient way to perform tests compared to the numerous attempts of manual experiments.

Keywords

  • reflective surface
  • online inspection
  • lighting
  • simulation

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Laboratoire Le2i, CNRS FRE2309, EA 2421, Université de Bourgogne, Le Creusot, 71200, France

Copyright

© Seulin et al. 2002

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