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Defect perception thresholds on specular surfaces. Technical Report IES-2014-11

Ziebarth, Mathias

Today, measurement methods like deflectometry allow accurate measurements of specular surfaces. The measurement methods are often more precise than human vision. If the aim is to inspect surfaces for defects that would disturb humans, so called aesthetic defects, it is important to understand the connection between the measurement method and human vision. This problem is addressed in this report. In contrast to matte surfaces, there are different influencing factors for the perception of specular surfaces. We are proposing a model which introduces a lower bound for the visibility of defects on specular surfaces. This means that defects smaller than this bound cannot be identified by an average human observer.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Anthropomatik und Robotik (IAR)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-3-7315-0401-6
ISSN: 1863-6489
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-487003
KITopen-ID: 1000048700
Erschienen in Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Workshop of Fraunhofer IOSB and Institute for Anthropomatics, Vision and Fusion Laboratory. Ed.: J. Beyerer
Verlag KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe
Seiten 123-132
Serie Karlsruher Schriften zur Anthropomatik / Lehrstuhl für Interaktive Echtzeitsysteme, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie ; Fraunhofer-Inst. für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB Karlsruhe ; 20
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