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  Stereo-Vision Based Oscillation Measurement for Disaster Prevention  
  Authors : Takeshi Hashimoto; Takayoshi Tezuka; András Rövid
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The approach proposed in this paper has been developed to support the stereo-vision based monitoring of building structures or natural formations focusing on the oscillation measurement. First of all the setup of the measurement system together with the related problems such as the camera synchronization, calibration are shown. The results obtained by the performed experiments point out that the proposed measurement approach considering the achieved frequency and accuracy is suitable to effectively monitor civil engineering and natural structures in a non-contact manner.


Published In : IJCSN Journal Volume 3, Issue 1

Date of Publication : 01 February 2014

Pages : 66 - 72

Figures : 19

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Publication Link : IJCSN-2014/3-1/Stereo-Vision-Based-Oscillation-Measurement-for-Disaster-Prevention




Takeshi Hashimoto : was born in Japan, on January 31, 1961. He received the Master degree in electrical engineering from Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan, in 1987, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1996. He is presently Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Shizuoka University, Japan. His domain work is developing image processing and image measurement.

Takayoshi Tezuka : was born in Japan, on August 24, 1990. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Shizuoka University, Japan, in 2013. He is in the first year of the master's program of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Shizuoka University. His main study is developing image processing and image measurement.

András Rövid : was born in Slovakia, on April 20, 1978. He received the M.Sc. E.E. degree from the Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, in 2001 and the Ph.D. degree from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary in 2005. He is currently Associate Professor at the Obuda University, John von Neumann Faculty of Informatics. His main research topics include image processing, machine vision and system identification.









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TIn this paper a stereo-camera based approach was proposed for the measurement of oscillating and rotating targets. To verify the suitability of the proposed approach for measuring fast moving targets two experiments have been performed. In the first one the trajectories of circular markers attached to a vibrating plate have been measured. The frequency of vibration was about 10Hz. In the second experiment the location of a rotating target has been measured. In both cases the results show that the achieved measurement accuracy and frequency is suitable for structural monitoring of targets in non-contact manner.










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