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Applied Visual Inspection

  1. Research Article

    Wafer Defect Detection Using Directional Morphological Gradient Techniques

    Accurate detection and classification of wafer defects constitute an important component of the IC production process because together they can immediately improve the yield and also provide information needed...

    Gongyuan Qu, Sally L. Wood and Cho Teh

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:798161

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  2. Research Article

    Spatial and Spectral Methods for Weed Detection and Localization

    This study concerns the detection and localization of weed patches in order to improve the knowledge on weed-crop competition. A remote control aircraft provided with a camera allowed to obtain low cost and re...

    Jean-Baptiste Vioix, Jean-Paul Douzals, Frédéric Truchetet, Louis Assémat and Jean-Philippe Guillemin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:793080

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  3. Research Article

    A Multiagent System for Edge Detection and Continuity Perception on Fish Otolith Images

    We present an algorithm for fish otolith growth ring detection using a multiagent system. Up to now, the identification of growth rings, for age estimation, is routinely achieved by human readers, but this tas...

    Anne Guillaud, Herve Troadec, Abdesslam Benzinou, Jean Le Bihan and Vincent Rodin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:756043

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  4. Research Article

    Visual Inspection of Machined Metallic High-Precision Surfaces

    This paper presents a surface inspection prototype of an automatic system for precision ground metallic surfaces, in this case bearing rolls. The surface reflectance properties are modeled and verified with op...

    Franz Pernkopf and Paul O'Leary

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:650750

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  5. Research Article

    Automated Quality Assurance Applied to Mammographic Imaging

    Quality control in mammography is based upon subjective interpretation of the image quality of a test phantom. In order to suppress subjectivity due to the human observer, automated computer analysis of the Le...

    Lilian Blot, Anne Davis, Mike Holubinka, Robert Martí and Reyer Zwiggelaar

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:647019

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  6. Research Article

    Content-Based Image Retrieval for Semiconductor Process Characterization

    Image data management in the semiconductor manufacturing environment is becoming more problematic as the size of silicon wafers continues to increase, while the dimension of critical features continues to shri...

    Kenneth W. Tobin, Thomas P. Karnowski, Lloyd F. Arrowood, Regina K. Ferrell, James S. Goddard and Fred Lakhani

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:215759

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  7. Research Article

    Defect Detection on Inclined Textured Planes Using the Shape from Texture Method and the Delaunay Triangulation

    We present one method for detecting defects on an inclined textured plane. This method uses a combination of a shape from texture (SFT) method with the Delaunay triangulation technique. The SFT method provides...

    Justin Plantier, Laurent Boutté and Sylvie Lelandais

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:691045

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  8. Research Article

    A Machine Vision Quality Control System for Industrial Acrylic Fibre Production

    This paper describes the implementation of INFIBRA, a machine vision system used in the quality control of acrylic fibre production. The system was developed by INETI under a contract with a leading industrial...

    Paulo Heleno, Roger Davies, Bento A. Brázio Correia and João Dinis

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:298501

    Published on: 24 July 2002

  9. Research Article

    Editorial

    Luciano da F. Costa and Fabrice Meriaudeau

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2002 2002:713138

    Published on: 24 July 2002