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3D data processing with advanced computer graphics tools
Mechanical Engineering Conference Presentations, Papers, and Proceedings
  • Song Zhang, Iowa State University
  • Laura Ekstrand, Iowa State University
  • Taylor Grieve, Iowa State University
  • David J. Eisenmann, Iowa State University
  • L. Scott Chumbley, Iowa State University
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Conference Proceeding
Interferometry XVI: Techniques and Analysis
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Often, the 3-D raw data coming from an optical profilometer contains spiky noises and irregular grid, which make it difficult to analyze and difficult to store because of the enormously large size. This paper is to address these two issues for an optical profilometer by substantially reducing the spiky noise of the 3-D raw data from an optical profilometer, and by rapidly re-sampling the raw data into regular grids at any pixel size and any orientation with advanced computer graphics tools. Experimental results will be presented to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed approach.

This is a conference proceeding from Interferometry XVI: Techniques and Analysis 8493 (2012): 1, doi:10.1117/12.930376. Posted with permission.

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Song Zhang, Laura Ekstrand, Taylor Grieve, David J. Eisenmann, et al.. "3D data processing with advanced computer graphics tools" San Diego, CA(2012)
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