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Automatic Detection of Egg Shell Cracks

Kuske, Rachel and Lyder, David and Samuel, Jonathan and Soteros, Chris and Wolfe, David (1998) Automatic Detection of Egg Shell Cracks. [Study Group Report]



The challenge was to find a reliable, non-intrusive means of detecting cracks in eggs. Intensity data from eggs were collected by VisionSmart for the group to analyse. Given the short time period three main questions were addressed.
1) Is there a feature of the intensity data which detects, and discriminates between pinholes, cage marks and cracks?
2) Are there ways to improve the current data collection process?
3) Are there other data collection methods which should be tried?
A partial positive response to 1) is presented and describes the many problems that arose. Some answers to 2) and 3) are also presented.

Item Type:Study Group Report
Problem Sectors:Food and Drink
Study Groups:Canadian Industrial Problem Solving Workshops > IPSW 2 (Calgary, Canada, Jun 1-5, 1998)
Company Name:VisionSmart
ID Code:126
Deposited By: Richard Booth
Deposited On:24 Jan 2008
Last Modified:29 May 2015 19:47

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