Measuring the density of dingo teeth with machine vision

Billingsley, John and Withers, Kerry (2004) Measuring the density of dingo teeth with machine vision. Sensor Review, 24 (4). pp. 361-363. ISSN 0260-2288

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Abstract

Collaboration between a mechatronics engineer and a biologist resulted in an unlikely application of machine vision. To deduce the density of the porous teeth, the volume had to be found. An expedient method was constructed for scanning the teeth before they had to be returned to their source and a simple method was derived for deducing their volume.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: Dr Kerry Withers
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:20
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:49
Uncontrolled Keywords: body systems and organs; ageing (biology); optical instruments; sensors; dingoes
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing > 080104 Computer Vision
06 Biological Sciences > 0608 Zoology > 060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified
02 Physical Sciences > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029904 Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1108/02602280410558386
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3094

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