Technical Reports (CIS)

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Technical Report

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University of Pennsylvania Department of Computer and Information Science Technical Report No. MS-CIS-99-16.


This paper addresses the basic principles, performance measures and applications associated with laser scanner technologies. The objective of this report is to communicate and disseminate pertinent information related to state-of-the-art laser measurement systems that are currently available through commercial and research means. This paper should serve two-fold: (1) as a basic tutorial to laser scanning technology and (2) as a guide to current manufacturers and researchers of this technology.



Date Posted: 30 October 2006