NIST logo
*

Construction Metrology and Automation Publications

 

3D Imaging System

  Cheok, G. S., Saidi, K. S., Franaszek, M., Filliben, J. J., and Scott, N. A. [2011], "Characterization of the Range Performance of a 3D Imaging System," NIST TN 1695, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, May 2011.
  Cheok, G., Juberts, M., Franaszek, M., and Lytle, A. [2010], "3D Imaging Systems for Manufacturing, Construction, and Mobility," NIST TN 1682, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, December 2010.
  Witzgall, C. and Franaszek, M. "Sensitivities and Variances for Fitted Parameters of Spheres" NIST IR 7616, 2009
  Cheok, G., S., Saidi, K. S., and Franaszek, M., [2009], "Target Penetration of Laser-Based 3D Imaging Systems," Proceedings SPIE 21st Annual Symposium on Electronic Imaging 2009 - 3D Imaging Metrology Conference, Jan. 19-20, 2009, San Jose, CA.
  Cheok, G. S., Filliben, J., Lytle, A. M., [2008], "Guidelines for Accepting 2D Building Plans," NISTIR 7638, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, December, 2008.
  Cheok, G. S. and Lytle, A. M. [2009], "BIM Guide For 3D Imaging," GSA BIM Guide Series 03, Version 1.0, January, www.gsa.gov/bim
  Franaszek, M. Cheok, G., and Witzgall, C. [2008], "Fast automatic registration of range images from 3D imaging systems using sphere targets," Vol. 18, Issue 3, May, 2009, pp 265-274.
  Cheok, G. S., Saidi, K. S., and Lytle, A. M. [2007], "Evaluating a Ranging Protocol for 3D Imaging Systems," Proceedings of ISARC 2007, September 19-21, Kochi, India.
  Cheok, G. S., Lytle, A. M., and Saidi, K. S. [2008], "ASTM E-57 3D Imaging Systems Committee: An Update," in Laser Radar Technology and Applications XIII, edited by M. D. Turner and G. W. Kamerman, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6950, March 19-20, 2008.
  Franaszek, M. Cheok, G., Saidi, K., and Witzgall, C. [2008], "Fitting Spheres to Range Data from 3D Imaging Systems," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 58, no. 10, pp.3544-3553.
  Witzgall, C., Cheok, G. S., and Kearsley, A. J. [2006], "Recovering Spheres from 3D Point Data," Proceedings of the Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop, Oct. 10-12, 2006, Washington, D.C.
  Cheok, G. S., Ed., [2006], "Proceedings of the 3rd NIST Workshop on the Performance Evaluation of 3D Imaging Systems - March 2-3, 2006," NISTIR 7357, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, October.
 

Cheok, G. S., Lytle, A. M., and Saidi, K. S. [2006], Status of the NIST 3D Imaging System Performance Evaluation Facility, in Laser Radar Technology and Applications XI, edited by G. W. Kamerman and M. D. Turner, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 6214, pp. 62140F-1 - 62140F-12.

 

Gilsinn, D.E., Cheok, G. S., Witzgall, C., and Lytle, A. [2005], "Construction Object Identification from LADAR Scans: An Experimental Study Using I-Beams," NISTIR 7286, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, December.

 

Geraldine S. Cheok, Editor, [2005] "Proceedings of the 2nd NIST LADAR Performance Evaluation Workshop – March 15 - 16, 2005", NISTIR 7266, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, October.

 

Cheok, G. S., Stone, W. C., and Lytle, A. [2005], "Standards Requirements for LADARs?", in Laser Radar Technology and Applications X, edited by G. W. Kamerman, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5791, pp. 250-261.

 

Witzgall, C. and Cheok, G. S. [2004], "Triangular Meshing and Volume Determination," NISTIR 7142, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, July.

 

Cheok, G. S., Leigh, S., and Rukhin, A. [2002], Calibration Experiments of a Laser Scanner, NISTIR 6922, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, September.

LADAR image of wooded terrain at NIST.

Stone, W.C., (BFRL), Juberts, M., Dagalakis, N., Stone, J., Gorman, J. (MEL) "Performance Analysis of Next-Generation LADAR for Manufacturing, Construction, and Mobility", NISTIR 7117, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, May 2004.

 

Cheok, G. S. and Stone, W. C., "Performance Evaluation Facility for LADARs," Proceedings of SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Orlando, April 12-16, 2004.

 
NISTIR7078 image

Witzgall, C., Bernal, J., Cheok, G. S., "TIN Techniques for Data Analysis and Surface Construction," NISTIR 7078, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, January 2004.

 

Cheok, G. S., Ed. [2003], "Proceedings of the LADAR Calibration Facility Workshop, June 12-13, 2003," NISTIR 7054, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, October.

terrain characterization

Witzgall, C., Cheok, G. S., and Gilsinn, D. E. [2003], "Terrain Characterization From Ground Based LADARs," Proceedings of PerMIS '03 Workshop, September 16-18, 2003, Messina, E. R. and Meystel, A. M. (Eds.).

 

Cheok, G. S., Stone, W. C., and Witzgall, C. [2003], "Some Issues Relating to Performance Evaluation of LADARs," Proceedings of PerMIS '03 Workshop, September 16-18, 2003, Messina, E. R. and Meystel, A. M. (Eds.).

 

Gilsinn, D. E., Cheok, G. S., and O'Leary, D. P. [2003], "Deconvolving LADAR Images of Bar Codes for Construction Object Recognition," NISTIR 7044, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, September.

Object Identification Using Bar Codes Based on LADAR Intensity

 

Cheok, G. S., and Stone, W. C., Furlani, K. M., and Gilsinn, D., "Object Identification Using Bar Codes Based on LADAR Intensity," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 2001.

 
LADAR Sensing Applications for Construction

Cheok, G. S., and Stone, W. C., "LADAR Sensing Applications for Construction," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, June 1, 2001.

 
Registering 3D Point Clouds

Cheok, G. S., and Witzgall, C., "Registering 3D Point Clouds: An Experimental Evaluation," NISTIR 6743, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, May, 2001.

 
Field Demonstration of Laser Scanning for Excavation Measurement

Cheok, G. S., Lipman, R. R., Witzgall, C., Bernal, J., and Stone, W. C., "Field Demonstration of Laser Scanning for Excavation Measurement," Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Taipei, Taiwan, September, 2000.

 

NIST Construction Automation Program Report No. 4: Non-Intrusive Scanning Technology for Construction Status Determination

 

Cheok, G. S., Lipman, R. R., Witzgall, C., Bernal, J. and Stone, W. C. "NIST Construction Automation Program Report No. 4: Non-Intrusive Scanning Technology for Construction Status Determination," NISTIR 6457, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, January, 2000, 93 pp.

 

Automated Earthmoving Status Determination

 

Stone, W. C., Cheok, G. S., and Lipman, R. R., "Automated Earthmoving Status Determination." Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference and Exposition/Demonstration on Robotics for Challenging Situations and Environments (ASCE Robotics 2000) Albuqueque, NM, Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2000, pp. 111-119.

 

Non-intrusive scanning technology for construction assessment

 

Cheok, G.S., and Stone, W.C., "Non-intrusive scanning technology for construction assessment (1999)," 16th IAARC/IFAC/IEEE International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Madrid, Spain, September 22-24, 1999.

 

Comp-TRAK: Manufactured Component Tracking

Automated Tracking of Structural Steel Members at the Construction Site

 

Furlani, K.M. and Pfeffer, L.E., "Automated Tracking of Structural Steel Members at the Construction Site," Proceedings, International Conference on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2000), Taipei, Taiwan, September 18-20, 2000.

 

Automated Part Tracking on the Construction Site

 

Stone, W.C., Pfeffer, L.E., and Furlani, K.M., "Automated Part Tracking on the Construction Site," Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Robotics for Challenging Situations and Environments (Robotics 2000), Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 27-March 2, 2000.

 

 

 

Furlani, K.M., Pfeffer, L., Latimer, D., and Stone, W.C., (1999), "NIST Construction Automation Program No. 5: Real-Time Vehicle and Discrete Component Tracking for Construction," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA

 

Architecture for Discrete Construction Component Tracking

 

Furlani, K.M., and Stone, W.C., "Architecture for Discrete Construction Component Tracking," Proceedings, International Conference on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC-99), Madrid, Spain, September 22-24, 1999.

 

Recognition of Manufactured Components

 

 

No publications have been posted in this area

 

SensorView and LiveView: Construction Communication Protocols

Construction Metrology Standards in Orbiting Facility Construction, Maintenance, and Operation

 

DeWitt T Latimer IV, "Construction Metrology Standards in Orbiting Facility Construction, Maintenance, and Operation", Robotics 2000 Conference, The 4th International Conference and Exposition/Demonstration on Robotics for Challenging Situations and Environments, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, February 27 - March 2, 2000

 

 

 

Lawrence E Pfeffer, DeWitt T Latimer IV, "Toward Open Network Data-Exchange Protocols For Construction Metrology and Automation: LiveView", 16th IAARC/IFAC/IEEE International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Madrid, Spain, Sep. 22-24, 1999

 

 

 

DeWitt T Latimer IV, "Construction Metrology beyond Earth, A White Paper", 14th Space Studies Institute (SSI) Conference on Space Manufacturing, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, May 6-9, 1999

 

Automated Construction Machinery and Architectures

  Gilsinn, D. E., Cheok, G. S., and Lytle, A. M. [2004], "Pose of I-Beams for Construction Site Automation," Proceedings 21st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, September 21-25, 2004, Jeju, Korea.
Next-Generation Construction

Albus, A., Bostelman, R., and Stone, W.C, "Toward Next-Generation Construction Machines," American Nuclear Society 9th International Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Systems, Seattle, WA, March 4-8, 2001.

 
 

Stone, W.C., Reed, K., Chang, P., Pfeffer, L., and Jacoff, A., (1999), "NIST Research Toward Construction Site Integration and Automation," ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, April 1999, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp 50-57

 
Infrastructure System for a Robotic 30-ton Bridge Crane

Stone, W. C., Pfeffer, L.E. "Automation Infrastructure System for a Robotic 30-ton Bridge Crane," Proceedings, Robotics'98, Albuquerque April 1998. pp 195-201.  

 

NLS (Non-Line-of-Sight Metrology)

Electromagnetic Signal Attenuation

Stone, W. C., "Electromagnetic Signal Attenuation in Construction Materials," NISTIR 6055, pp.202. ,NIST Construction Automation Program Report No. 3. October, 1997.

 
Surveying Through Solid Walls

Stone, W. C., "Surveying Through Solid Walls," Automation and Robotics in Construction, 14th International Symposium. Proceedings. June 8-11, 1997 Pittsburgh, PA, pp 22-40.

 
Non-Line-of-Sight

Stone, W.C., (1996) "NIST Construction Automation Program Report No. 1: Non-Line-of-Sight (NLS) Construction Metrology," NISTIR 5825, May, 1996, 232 pp.

 
Non-Line-of-Sight metrology

Stone, W. C., "Real-Time GPS & Non-Line-of Site Metrology," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD., 1996, pp. 29-48.

 

Workshops and Conferences

 

Lindfors, C., Chang, P., and Stone, W.C., (1999) "Survey of Construction Metrology Options for AEC Industry," ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, pp. 58-64, April 1999, Vol. 12, No. 2, Special Issue on Robotics.

 
 

Stone, W. C."NIST Construction Automation Initiative," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD., 1996. pp. 13-22.

 

Novel Structural Connections and Systems

 

Cheok, G. S. and Lew, H. S. [1991], "Performance of 1/3-Scale Model Precast Concrete Beam-Column Connections Subjected to Cyclic Inelastic Loads - Report No. 2," NISTIR 4589, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, June.

 

Cheok, G. S. and Stone, W. C. [1993], "Performance of 1/3-Scale Model Precast Concrete Beam-Column Connections Subjected to Cyclic Inelastic Loads - Report No. 3," NISTIR 5246, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, August.

 

Cheok, Geraldine S. and Lew, H. S. [1990], "Performance of 1/3-Scale Model Precast Concrete Beam-Column Connections Subjected to Cyclic Inelastic Loads," NISTIR 4433, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, October.

 

El-Bahy, A., Kunnath, S.K., Stone, W.C., and Taylor, A.W., (1999) "Cumulative Seismic Damage of Circular Bridge Columns: Benchmark and Low-Cycle Fatigue Tests," ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 96, No. 4, July/August 1999, pp 633-641.

 
Cumulative Seismic Damage of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers

Kunnath, S., El-Bahy, A., Taylor, A., Stone, W.C., "Cumulative Seismic Damage of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers," NISTIR-6075, pp. 123, Oct. 1997.

 
 

Stanton, J.; Stone, W.C.; Cheok, G.S. "Hybrid Reinforced Precast Frame for Seismic Regions," PCI Journal, Vol. 42, No. 2, 20-32, March/April 1997

 
Damage to Concrete Bridge Piers

Stone, W. C., "Effect of Load Pathon Damage to Concrete Bridge Piers," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD., 1996. pp. 149-158.

 
 

El-Bahy, A., Kunnath, S., Taylor, A., Stone, W. C., "Cumulative Seismic Damage of Circular Bridge Columns: Variable Amplitude Tests," Accepted for publication: ACI Structures Journal.  

 
 

Cheok, G.S., Stone, W.C. Nakaki, S.D., "Simplified Design Procedure for Hybrid Precast Concrete Connections," NISTR 5765, February 1996, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899.

 
 

Stone, W.C., Cheok, G.S., and Stanton, J.F. (1995), "Performance of Hybrid Moment-Resisting Precast Beam-Column Concrete Connections Subjected to Cyclic Loading," ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 91, No. 2, March-April 1995, American Concrete Institute, Box 19150, Redford Station, Detroit, MI 48219-0150, pp. 229-249.

 
 

Cheok, G.S., Stone, W.C., Stanton, J.F. and Seagren, D. (1994), "Beam-to-Column Connections for Precast Concrete Mopment-Resisting Frames," Proceedings Fourth Joint Technical Coordination Committee on Precast Seismic Structural Systems, Tsukuba, Japan, May 16-17, 1994.

 
 

Cheok, G.S., and Stone, W.C. (1993), "Performance of 1/3 Scale Model Precast Concrete Beam-Column Connections Subjected to Cyclic Inelastic Loads - Report No. 4," NISTIR 5436, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, June 1994. 59 pp.

 

Orbital Systems

 

Stone,W.C., "Design of Extended Range EVA PLSS Systems: Lessons From Terrestrial Exploration Missions," Space Manufacturing, 12th Conference. Proceedings. Space Studies Institute. May 8-11, 1997, Princeton, NJ, 1997 August 1997, pp. 315-328.

 
Fast Variable-Amplitude

Stone, W.C. (1994), "Fast Variable-Amplitude Cold Gas Thruster," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets," American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, DC, Vol. 32, No. 2, March-April 1995, pp 335-343.

 

 

This page contains links to documents in Adobe Acrobat format. If you don't have it, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the documents.