Automated visual inspection: A tutorial

Joseph W. Foster, Paul M. Griffin, Sherri L. Messimer, J. René Villalobos

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This article introduces the topic of automated visual inspection (AVI) as a subset of machine vision. The components of a generic AVI system will be presented and current applications of AVI systems will be discussed. Specifically, the applications of automated dimension verification, bare printed circuit board inspection, stuffed printed circuit board inspection and component identification using color technology will be covered in some detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-504
Number of pages12
JournalComputers and Industrial Engineering
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science
  • General Engineering


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