Robot Vision

Robot Vision

by A. Pugh (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662097731
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/09/2013
Series: International Trends in Manufacturing Technology
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1: Reviews.- Second generation robotics.- Computer vision in industry—the next decade.- 2: Visual Processing Techniques.- Processing of binary images.- Recognising and locating partially visible objects: the local-feature-focus method.- The coupling of a workpiece recognition system with an industrial robot.- Evaluating vision system performance.- 3: Research.- Adaptive visual servo control or robots.- Use of a T-V camera system in closed-loop position control of mechanisms.- Towards a flexible vision system.- The use of taper light beam for object recognition.- 4: Developments—Weld Guidance.- Present industrial use of vision sensors for robot guidance.- A visual sensor for arc-welding robots.- Vision guided robot system for arc-welding.- Progress in visual feed-back for arc-welding of thin sheet steel.- 5: Developments—Assembly/Part Presentation.- Intelligent assembly robot.- Simple assembly under visual control.- A robot system which acquires cylindrical workpieces from bins.- Flexible assembly module with vision control robot.- 6: Applications.- Vision system sorts castings at General Motors Canada.- Pattern recognition in the factory: an example.- A C.C.T.V. camera controlled painter.- Forging: Feasible robotic techniques.- Automatic chocolate decoration by robot vision.- 7: Commercial Robot Vision Systems.- OMS-vision system.- The PUMA/ VS-100 robot vision system.- S.A.M. Opto-electronic picture sensor in a flexible manufacturing system.- Vision system separates gathering from processing.- Westinghouse grey scale vision system for real-time control and inspection.- Authors’ organisations and addresses.

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