Type: Chapter

An overview of machine vision technologies for agricultural robots and automation

Author John Billingsley

University of Southern Queensland

Publication date:

29 June 2019

ID: 9781838797973

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As machine vision technology becomes ever more readily available it is of increasing value to agriculture. This chapter seeks to outline the principles that will endure as the technology changes and to point out areas in which it can be applied. After examining basic concepts of machine vision, the chapter looks at the various tools available for implementing machine vision and the tasks to which this technology can be applied. Finally, the chapter looks ahead to future trends in this area.

Table of contents

1 Introduction
2 Basic concepts
3 The tools
4 The tasks
5 Future trends and conclusion
6 Where to look for further information
7 References