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Towards the Ultimate Construction Site Sensor

Published

Author(s)

William C. Stone, Maris Juberts

Abstract

The NIST Construction Metrology and Automation Group (CMAG), in cooperation with the NIST Intelligent Systems Division (ISD), is developing performance metrics and researching issues related to the design and development of a Next Generation LADAR sensor that will enable general automation in structured and unstructured environments. This paper quickly reviews the basic physics and implementation of various LADAR technologies, describes the problems associated with available off-the-shelf LADAR systems, summarizes State-of-the-Art work underway around the world, and elaborates on general directions that advanced research in this area of sensor design will take in the coming years and its likely impact on construction automation
Proceedings Title
International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction | 19th | | NIST
Conference Dates
September 23-25, 2002
Conference Title
International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction

Keywords

AM-modulation, construction automation, FM-modulation, laser radar, multiple returns, phantom points, pulse time-of-flight, range image sensors

Citation

Stone, W. and Juberts, M. (2002), Towards the Ultimate Construction Site Sensor, International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction | 19th | | NIST, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=860434 (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created September 1, 2002, Updated February 19, 2017